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Samaritan High Priest and Pentateuch roll--Shechem, Palestine
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Samaritan High Priest and Pentateuch roll--Shechem, Palestine
Title:
Samaritan High Priest and Pentateuch roll--Shechem, Palestine [Graphic]
Year:
1900.
Creator:
Underwood & Underwood
Category:
Torah
Object Details:
1 stereoscopic card : albumen ; 15.4 x 8.1 cm ( 6 x 3.25 in).
Notes:
Stereoscopic cards were originally housed in a box which looks like two books; the box is labeled "Palestine Through the Stereoscope" and each of the "books" is marked either "Volume I" or "Volume II" and "Underwood & Underwood"; the card is numbered at the top and bottom with its location (59) in the box and with the photographic number (3138) ; the publisher's name and locations (New York, London, Toronto-Canada, and Ottawa-Kansas) are listed on the left side of the card; "Works and Studios" for "Sun Sculpture" is listed on the right end of the card with their locations (Arlington and Westwood, New Jersey); the title and copyright date (1900) are printed at the bottom of the card
A bearded man stands next to an elaborately decorated Torah and cover
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection BB UND 605 BB59
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries