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Bazaar of Joppa--The city of Simon, the tanner
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Bazaar of Joppa--The city of Simon, the tanner
Title:
Bazaar of Joppa--The city of Simon, the tanner [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Category:
Bazaars
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.7 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(I. Samuel, xix:8.)--'And David went out, and fought the Philistines, and slew them with a great slaughter; and they fled from him.' Joppa is the oldest Philistine city known, and one of the oldest cities in the world. It was the only harbor possessed by the Jews during their national existence. The modern Joppa is said to be very prosperous. There is a soap factory here; the fruit trade of Joppa is considerable. Silk is also being cultivated not far from here. More boats are upset here and more lives are lost in the attempt to reach the shore than anywhere else on the Syrian coast. The streets are generally crowded. There are wild Arabs, busy citizens, foreign pilgrims, camels, mules, horses and donkeys, all moving hither and thither, making a striking picture indeed." "G2" is printed on the matte below the text. See 5167BAI/LVi85CAJS (Voyager # 358381)
Market/bazaar near the waterfront; people and carriages in the street; many of the stalls have tarps/cloths draped over the entrances
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5359 LVii85CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries