Collection  |  Photo, Print, Drawing Stereograph views of Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria

About this Item

Title
Stereograph views of Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria
Summary
Photographs show a wide range of subject matter throughout Palestine (present day Israel and the West Bank), Syria, and Lebanon. Scenes feature general views of cities, towns, and villages; daily life and occupations in urban and agricultural settings; prominent monuments and landmarks; and archaeological sites and ancient ruins in such places as Acre, Bethany, Bethel, Bethlehem, Bethshan (Bet Sheʾan), Endor, Hebron, Jaffa, Lydda (Lod), Nazareth, Nob, Rāmah, Safed, Samaria, Shechem (Nablus), Siloam, Tiberias, Baʻlabakk, Beirut, Tyre, Caesarea Phillipi (Bāniyās) and Damascus. Similar views of Jerusalem are especially frequent. There are views of various religious rites and processions such as Russians and Copts being baptized in the Jordan River, Greek Orthodox ceremonies at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Muslim pilgrims approaching Jerusalem, Christian pilgrims on the Via Dolorossa, and Samaritans preparing for Passover on Mt. Gerizim. The natural landscape and environment in the region are also shown including the Dan River; the Sea of Galilee (Lake Tiberias); the Wilderness of Judea; the Plain of Esdraelon; Gideon's Fountain; the Dead Sea; the Ravine of Brook Cherith; and Mts. Ebal, Tabor, and Carmel.
Contributor Names
American Stereoscopic Company, publisher
Young, R. Y., copyright claimant
Created / Published
New York : American Stereoscopic Company, c1900-c1908.
Subject Headings
-  Rites & ceremonies--Jerusalem--1900-1910
-  Rites & ceremonies--West Bank--1900-1910
-  City & town life--West Bank--1900-1910
-  City & town life--Israel--1900-1910
-  City & town life--Syria--1900-1910
-  Archaeological sites--West Bank--1900-1910
-  Archaeological sites--Lebanon--1900-1910
-  Archaeological sites--Syria--1900-1910
-  Palestine--History--1799-1917
Format Headings
Cityscape photographs--1900-1910.
Gelatin silver prints--1900-1910.
Group portraits--1900-1910.
Landscape photographs--1900-1910.
Portrait photographs--1900-1910.
Stereographs--1900-1910.
Notes
-  Arrangement: Stereographs arranged into subdivisions based on copyright date and then according to numbered and unnumbered captions on stereo mounts. LOT 13710-1 was copyrighted in 1900. LOT 13710-2 was copyrighted in 1901-1902. LOT 13710-3 was copyrighted in 1903-1908. Copyright dates are not necessarily an indication of creation dates.
-  Copyright deposit; R.Y. Young; c1900-1902.
-  Copyright deposit; American Stereoscopic Company; c1903-1908
-  LOT title devised by Library staff.
-  Printed captions on each stereograph. LOT 13710-3 has printed captions and item numbers.
Medium
163 photographic prints on stereo cards : stereograph, gelatin silver ; 18 x 9 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 13710 (S) [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pp/cphquery.html
Library of Congress Control Number
2005686964
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication. No renewal in copyright office.
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
163 photographic prints on stereo cards : stereograph, gelatin silver ; 18 x 9 cm. | Photographs show a wide range of subject matter throughout Palestine (present day Israel and the West Bank), Syria, and Lebanon. Scenes feature general views of cities, towns, and villages; daily life and occupations in urban and agricultural settings; prominent monuments and landmarks; and archaeological sites and ancient ruins in such places as Acre, Bethany, Bethel, Bethlehem, Bethshan (Bet Sheʾan), Endor, Hebron, Jaffa, Lydda (Lod), Nazareth, Nob, Rāmah, Safed, Samaria, Shechem (Nablus), Siloam, Tiberias, Baʻlabakk, Beirut, Tyre, Caesarea Phillipi (Bāniyās) and Damascus. Similar views of Jerusalem are especially frequent. There are views of various religious rites and processions such as Russians and Copts being baptized in the Jordan River, Greek Orthodox ceremonies at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Muslim pilgrims approaching Jerusalem, Christian pilgrims on the Via Dolorossa, and Samaritans preparing for Passover on Mt. Gerizim. The natural landscape and environment in the region are also shown including the Dan River; the Sea of Galilee (Lake Tiberias); the Wilderness of Judea; the Plain of Esdraelon; Gideon's Fountain; the Dead Sea; the Ravine of Brook Cherith; and Mts. Ebal, Tabor, and Carmel.
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American Stereoscopic Company, Publisher, and R. Y Young. Stereograph views of Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria. Israel Jerusalem Lebanon Palestine Syria West Bank, None. new york: american stereoscopic company, c1900-c1908. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2005686964/.

APA citation style:

American Stereoscopic Company, P. & Young, R. Y. Stereograph views of Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria. Israel Jerusalem Lebanon Palestine Syria West Bank, None. new york: american stereoscopic company, c1900-c1908. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2005686964/.

MLA citation style:

American Stereoscopic Company, Publisher, and R. Y Young. Stereograph views of Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria. new york: american stereoscopic company, c1900-c1908. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2005686964/>.