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Head of the Procession of the Festival of the Mah 'Mal
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__|a  (CAJSImage)[system control number to record digital location]
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__|a  5146BAI/LVi64CAJS
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1_|a  Bain, Robert E. M. |4  Photographer
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00|a  Head of the Procession of the Festival of the Mah 'Mal |h  [Graphic]
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1_|a  Earthly Footsteps of The Man of Galilee Being Three Hundred and Eighty-Four Original Photographic Views and Descriptions of the Places Connected with the Earthly Life of Our Lord and His Apostles Traced with Note Book and Camera showing where Christ was born, brought up, baptized, tempted, transfigured and crucified, together with the scenes of his prayers, tears, miracles and sermons, and also places made sacred by the labors of his apostles, from Jerusalem to Rome by Bishop John H. Vincent, D.D., LL.D., Rev. James W. Lee, D.D., and R.E.M. Bain. London: A.M. Gardner & Co., Limited.
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__|a  St. Louis, |c  1894.
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__|a  1 photograph : |b  b&w ; |c  25.3 x 17.7 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
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__|a  Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Jeremiah, xliv: 8.)--'In that ye provoke me unto wrath with the works of your hands, burning incense unto other gods in the land of Egypt, whither ye be gone to dwell.' It has been characteristic of Egypt in all ages to burn incense unto other gods than the true God. The festival of the Mah 'Mal is perhaps the best illustration we could have of the recent form of idolatry in this land so intimately connected with the Israelites, and from whom God's peculiar people seemed to have learned most of the erroneous forms of religion which brought upon them the judgments of Jehovah. The Mah 'Mal is a litter, built of wood in pyramidal form, and is hung by embroidered fabrics. These hangings or coverings accompany the litter in the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, and are intended for the interior sanctuary of the Mosque at that holy Moslem city." See 5338BAI/LVii64CAJS (Voyager # 361586).
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__|a  Procession of men, in uniform, on white horses with a pyramid-shaped litter.
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__|a  1
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__|a  None
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__|a  Good
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__|a  Photograph not catalogued by Lazard--catalogued at CAJS
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__|a  [scanning note]
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_4|a  Mah Mal procession
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_0|a  Egypt
_0|a  Cairo (Egypt)
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2_|a  A.M. Gardner & Co., Ltd. |4  Publisher
2_|a  Holy Land Image Collection
2_|a  Lenkin Photo Image Collection
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0_|t  CAJS Image Collection |g  LVi |l  BAI |m  5146 |n  LVi64CAJS
0_|t  The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

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Category: Mah Mal Procession
Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Head of the Procession of the Festival of the Mah 'Mal