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A halt for the night in the khan of el Bîreh, the ancient Beeroth. The village owes its ancient and modern names, which signify "cistern," to the abundant supply of water in its neighbourhood. The khan is near to the chief spring.

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A halt for the night in the khan of el Bîreh, the ancient Beeroth.  The village owes its ancient and modern names, which signify "cistern," to the abundant supply of water in its neighbourhood. The khan is near to the chief spring.

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Names
Wilson, Charles William, Sir (1836-1905) (Author)
Woodward, John Douglas (1846-1924) (Artist)
Collection

Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881 - 1884
Place Term: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: *PWC+ (Wilson, C. W. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. 1881)
Topics
Campfires
Camels -- Bîrah
Caravansaries -- Bîrah
Interiors -- Bîrah
Men -- Bîrah
Genres
Wood engravings
Notes
Statement of Responsibility: Colonel Wilson, ed.
Physical Description
Extent: 18 x 15 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG794840631-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b10607452
UUID: c9ed9d90-c5f2-012f-53db-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1881: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "A halt for the night in the khan of el Bîreh, the ancient Beeroth. The village owes its ancient and modern names, which signify "cistern," to the abundant supply of water in its neighbourhood. The khan is near to the chief spring." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881 - 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5e24-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "A halt for the night in the khan of el Bîreh, the ancient Beeroth. The village owes its ancient and modern names, which signify "cistern," to the abundant supply of water in its neighbourhood. The khan is near to the chief spring." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5e24-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1881 - 1884). A halt for the night in the khan of el Bîreh, the ancient Beeroth. The village owes its ancient and modern names, which signify "cistern," to the abundant supply of water in its neighbourhood. The khan is near to the chief spring. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5e24-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A halt for the night in the khan of el Bîreh, the ancient Beeroth.  The village owes its ancient and modern names, which signify "cistern," to the abundant supply of water in its neighbourhood. The khan is near to the chief spring.