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Coffee House in the Garden of the Virgin at Matariyeh--Where Joseph lived
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Coffee House in the Garden of the Virgin at Matariyeh--Where Joseph lived
Title:
Coffee House in the Garden of the Virgin at Matariyeh--Where Joseph lived [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Category:
Coffeehouses
Garden Of The Virgin
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.8 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Genesis, xxxix:1.)--'And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmaelites which had brought him down thither.' We give this picture of a coffee house in the garden of The Virgin, because Matariyeh is only about a half mile from the site of the Temple of the Sun which stood in Heliopolis. It was a priest of this temple whose daughter Joseph married, and it was doubtless in this place that Joseph lived and met his father when he came down from Canaan under the exigency of famine to live in Egypt. This coffee house is for the accommodation of tourists who come out from Cairo to visit Matariyeh because of its connection with the sojourn of Joseph and Mary, and with the history of Joseph the son of Jacob in Egypt." "Franklin Co Eng-Chi" is printed at the bottom left corner of the photograph. See 5302BAI/LVii28CAJS (Voyager # 360971)
A small construction in the shade of a tree made from thatch and wood; a man with a camel stands at the right and a small animal lies in the shade
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5110 LVi28CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries