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Photographs of architectural monuments in Jerusalem, Syria, and Egypt

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Photographs of architectural monuments in Jerusalem, Syria, and Egypt

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Photographs show architectural monuments in Jerusalem, Syria, and Egypt.
Album page image number: 1-19: (p. 1-21) Photographs in Jerusalem include: the Damascus Gate, St. Stephen's Gate, Saracenic arch at Bab Es-Silseleh, Dome of the Rock (western porch, tiles, mosque interior, rotunda, stained glass window, mosaics, and dome interior), Mosque el-Aksa (al-Aqsa), and cedar pulpit. Also includes image of the mosque over the Cave of Machpelah (Cave of the Patriarchs), Hebron.
Album page image number 20-42: (p. 22-44) Photographs in Syria include: waterwheel at Hama, mosque at Ḥimṣ, the Great Mosque in Damascus, and mosques and castle, Mameluke tomb, minaret in market quarter, finely carved window, Arabic capitals (Jami el-Adliyeh), and Khan el-Vezir in Aleppo. In Egypt: mosques of Mohammed Ali, Kait Bey, and Emir Akhor, and tombs of Mameluks in Cairo.

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01/01/1900
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American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Department, photographer
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Library of Congress
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