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Middle East

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Kodak No. 1 Morocco photographs

Identifier: C-171
Scope and Contents From the dealer's description:A collection of 27 albumen images, 26 of which are Kodak "No. 1s" measuring approximately 3-1/2 inches in diameter on large, thick cards with edges gilted, and Kodak backmarks; a single image is approximately 3 1/2 inches square with rounded corners. Modest fading, the film seems to have been slightly misaligned in the camera resulting in a few images showing a slight margin on the lefthand side. Each image is captioned on the...
Dates: May, 1891

Egypt and Syria photographs, c. 1890

Scope and Contents Collection of 16 portrait photographs. Egypt and Syria, c. 1890. 16 albumen prints on cardboard (480 x 325 mm), mostly captioned in the image in German. The photographs depict natives in traditional costume: Arabic women, a snake tamer with a cobra, a camel driver from Sinai, merchants at the Bazar, a fellah family, an Arabic servant and Arabic children, an Arabic school, a Jewish girl from Syria, Bedouin sheikhs and a black chief from Upper Egypt, etc. The photographs, many of which bear...
Dates: c. 1890

Egypt photographs

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: c-185_egypt
Scope and Contents

Includes one albumen photographic print on paper, circa 1870-1879 of two women posing.

Dates: circa 1880-

Jerusalem photographs

 File — Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: C-185
Scope and Contents

Four black and white photographs depicting Jersusalem and the Chuch of the Holy Sepulchre on Palm Sunday. French captions are written on the backs of the photographs.

Dates: circa 1880-

J.H. Massey Letters (digital facsimiles)

Identifier: C-55
Scope and Contents

Collection contains digital scans of 163 handwritten letters written by J.H. Massey during his time in the English Army (Cheshire Regiment) during World War II. Most of the letters were written and sent from Palestine, and discuss naval life, the Cheshire Regiment, England, World War II, the Middle East, and the English Army. The letters in this collection were written by Massey to his wife, Barbara, in England.

Dates: 1940-1942

Middle Eastern studio portraits

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: C-185
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of historic photographs, stereograph cards, cabinet photographs, and cartes-de-visites collected by Middlebury Special Collections. The collection includes images taken from 1870 onward. Subjects include the Middle East, Jerusalem, Nazareth and Palestine, Egypt, India, pornography, and various individuals seated for portraits. Portraits in the collection incude Middle Eastern studio portraits as well as approximately 45 black and white studio portraits taken in New England...
Dates: circa 1880-

Nazareth and Palestine photographs

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: C-185
Scope and Contents

Three black and white photographs depicting scenes from Nazareth and Palestine.

Dates: circa 1880-

Oversize photographs

 File — Box 2
Identifier: c185_oversize
Scope and Contents Flat box containing oversize black and white photographs taken in the Middle East. Includes one sheet of studio portraits; one photograph of a man seated with children at a school in Algiers, circa 1890s; two studio portraits of seated women; one photograph of two women with a basket of produce; "Tour de Galata", a photograph of Constantinople Street; and "Colonne de Pompee [illegible] d'Egypte", a photograph of Pompey's Pillar in Alexandria, Egypt.Box includes three photographs...
Dates: circa 1880-

Photographic postcards of the Middle East

 File — Box 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: C-132
Scope and Contents

Collection of postcards depicting landscapes, people, and scenes from the Middle East. Includes postcards from Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Yemen, Israel, and Palestine.

Dates: circa 1900-1970