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SOURCE: The Palestine Exploration Fund’s Flickr account

  1. Panoramic photograph of the Dome of the Rock (Mosque of Omar), Haram al-Sharif, Jerusalem. Capt. Arthur Rhodes, 1917 (PEF-P-RHODES-111).
  2. This is a loose albumen print made from a negative by Zangaki (active 1870-1900). It shows the interior (central nave) of the Mosque El Aqsa. In the left lower corner of the print ‘Zangaki’ is written. In the right lower corner:’Jerusalem N 1213 Mosque El Aksa’. See also P 2478
  3. This is a cropped albumen print made from Phillips’ original negative, mounted on card (for further details, see P 624). It was one of a series of mounted prints labelled and sold by the PEF. This specific print was given by Mr E Broughton, in Feb 1918, as part of a whole set of PEF photos.
  4. This is a loose albumen print made from an original negative (probably 30 x 24 cm) by Bonfils of Beirout. It shows a ceremony being held by Greeks and Armenians at the Stone of the Unction just within the entrance of the Church of the Holy Sepuclchre. “Bonfils” and “248 [another scratched out number] Pierre de l’anction.
  5. This is a photochrome print made by the Photochrom Co., Zurich (sometimes also known as the Photoglob Co.).
    It shows a group of 5 men and one boy from the Bethlehem region. Written on back: “Christian peasants from Villages near Bethlehem. Gift of (1957) Miss Estelle Blythe, 70 Woodstock Road Bedford… (?)” Written in gold letters on front “15138 PZ Paussans des Environs de Bethlehem”
flisteen:

Baghdad, Iraq.
A woman walks by posters of Imam Hussein (as) and Jesus Christ.

flisteen:

Baghdad, Iraq.

A woman walks by posters of Imam Hussein (as) and Jesus Christ.

Why is this blog primarily on Arab countries? You know there are ethnic groups like Amazighs, Kurds, Turkomens, Assyrians etc? asked by Anonymous

Yes, I do know. And we’ve posted about Kurds, Turkmen, and Assyrians before.

Loving every post in your blog شكرا لك for this post ♥️ asked by rawanaa-deactivated20140304

Thank you so much! We work hard to provide as much as we can!

The Blue Mosque in Istanbul

The Blue Mosque in Istanbul

A church in Tel Nasri (called Waltoo in Assyrian) near the village of el-Hasakah.

A church in Tel Nasri (called Waltoo in Assyrian) near the village of el-Hasakah.

Arabsalim, Lebanon.

Arabsalim, Lebanon.

An Assyrian church in Hasakah, Syria.

So I realized I haven’t done this in a while,

if you have any requests on photos of a city, country, specific category, reply to this with what it is and I’ll try to post photos tonight :)

So, what are your requests?

I love your blog so much xxxx asked by fawnpersie

Awh, thank you, love! Means a lot :)

Rehma