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 general views of cities, towns, and villages; daily life and occupations in urban and agricultural settings; prominent monuments and landmarks; archaeological sites and ancient buildings; the landscape and the natural environment; and religious rites and processions in places throughout Palestine (present day Israel and the West Bank), Syria, and Lebanon. Some notable scenes include an encampment of Persian pilgrims en route to Mecca, and students at "Miss Arnot's School" in Jaffa; the Jezar Pasha Mosque in Akka (Acre); a Greek priest blessing children in Rāmah; children outside of the Presbyterian academy in Sidon; a silk factory in the Lebanese mountains; "summer houses" built on stilts near Caesarea Phillipi (Bāniyās); and the Jewish Quarter and its two domed synagogues, the Turkish military in formation at David's Castle, and the Armenian Patriarch and bishops performing an Easter ceremony in Jerusalem. There are also portraits of Rev. Daniel Bliss, president of the Great Protestant University in Beirut (now American University of Beirut); Stephanos, Archbishop of Mt. Tabor, and head of the Greek Church in Bethlehem; Thimotaus, head of the Coptic Church in Jerusalem; Damianus, Greek Patriarch of Jerusalem; the governor of Nazareth; Herotiun Vehabedirn, Patriarch of the Armenian church of Syria; the Syrian archbishop of Palestine; Sheikh el Rachid, Chief of the Escorts and "greatest Bedouin of Palestine;" Archbishop Cyrille Geha of the Greek Catholic Church of Syria in Aleppo; David Jamal, "Christian dragoman and guide;" and several portraits and group portraits of the local population in Bethlehem, Nazareth, Lydda (Lod), and Ramah.
Contributor Names
Jarvis, J. F. (John F.), 1850-, publisher
Underwood & Underwood, copyright claimant
Underwood & Underwood, distributor
Created / Published
Washington, D. C. : J. F. Jarvis, c1896-c1900.
Subject Headings
-  Palestine--History--1799-1917
-  Mosques--West Bank--1890-1900
-  Mosques--Israel--1890-1900
-  Churches--West Bank--1890-1900
-  Churches--Jerusalem--1890-1900
-  Rites & ceremonies--Israel--1890-1900
-  Rites & ceremonies--West Bank--1890-1900
-  City & town life--West Bank--1890-1900
-  City & town life--Israel--1890-1900
-  Archaeological sites--Lebanon--1890-1900
-  Archaeological sites--Syria--1890-1900
-  Archaeological sites--West Bank--1890-1900
-  Archaeological sites--Israel--1890-1900
Format Headings
Cityscape photographs--1890-1910.
Gelatin silver prints--1890-1910.
Group portraits--1890-1910.
Landscape photographs--1890-1910.
Portrait photographs--1890-1910.
Stereographs--1890-1910.
Notes
-  Arrangement: Stereographs arranged into subdivisions based on copyright date and then according to numbered and unnumbered captions on stereo mounts. The LOT is subdivided according to copyright dates. LOT 13711-1 was copyrighted in 1896. LOT 13711-2 was copyrighted in 1897. LOT 13711-3 was copyrighted in 1899. LOT 13711-4 was copyrighted in 1900. Copyright dates are not necessarily an indication of creation dates.
-  Copyright deposit; Underwood & Underwood; c1896-c1900.
-  LOT title devised by Library staff.
-  Printed numbered and unnumbered captions on each stereograph.
-  "Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, New York, Toronto, Canada, Ottawa, Kansas."
Medium
526 photographic prints on stereo cards : stereograph, gelatin silver ; 18 x 9 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 13711 (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
2005686965
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication. No renewal in copyright office.
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
526 photographic prints on stereo cards : stereograph, gelatin silver ; 18 x 9 cm. | Photographs show general views of cities, towns, and villages; daily life and occupations in urban and agricultural settings; prominent monuments and landmarks; archaeological sites and ancient buildings; the landscape and the natural environment; and religious rites and processions in places throughout Palestine (present day Israel and the West Bank), Syria, and Lebanon. Some notable scenes include an encampment of Persian pilgrims en route to Mecca, and students at "Miss Arnot's School" in Jaffa; the Jezar Pasha Mosque in Akka (Acre); a Greek priest blessing children in Rāmah; children outside of the Presbyterian academy in Sidon; a silk factory in the Lebanese mountains; "summer houses" built on stilts near Caesarea Phillipi (Bāniyās); and the Jewish Quarter and its two domed synagogues, the Turkish military in formation at David's Castle, and the Armenian Patriarch and bishops performing an Easter ceremony in Jerusalem. There are also portraits of Rev. Daniel Bliss, president of the Great Protestant University in Beirut (now American University of Beirut); Stephanos, Archbishop of Mt. Tabor, and head of the Greek Church in Bethlehem; Thimotaus, head of the Coptic Church in Jerusalem; Damianus, Greek Patriarch of Jerusalem; the governor of Nazareth; Herotiun Vehabedirn, Patriarch of the Armenian church of Syria; the Syrian archbishop of Palestine; Sheikh el Rachid, Chief of the Escorts and "greatest Bedouin of Palestine;" Archbishop Cyrille Geha of the Greek Catholic Church of Syria in Aleppo; David Jamal, "Christian dragoman and guide;" and several portraits and group portraits of the local population in Bethlehem, Nazareth, Lydda (Lod), and Ramah.
LCCN Permalink
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Jarvis, J. F. , Publisher, Copyright Claimant Underwood & Underwood, and Distributor Underwood & Underwood. Stereograph views of Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria. Israel Jerusalem Lebanon Palestine Syria West Bank, None. washington, d. c.: j. f. jarvis, c1896-c1900. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2005686965/.

APA citation style:

Jarvis, J. F., Underwood & Underwood, C. C. & Underwood & Underwood, D. Stereograph views of Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria. Israel Jerusalem Lebanon Palestine Syria West Bank, None. washington, d. c.: j. f. jarvis, c1896-c1900. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2005686965/.

MLA citation style:

Jarvis, J. F. , Publisher, Copyright Claimant Underwood & Underwood, and Distributor Underwood & Underwood. Stereograph views of Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria. washington, d. c.: j. f. jarvis, c1896-c1900. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2005686965/>.