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Wâdy Barada, from Bessîma. The village is situated in a little basin formed by a bend of the river, and is entirely shut in by high ledges of rock. The soil is everywhere carefully cultivated. In the foreground the villagers are winnowing grain.

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Wâdy Barada, from Bessîma.  The village is situated in a little basin formed by a bend of the river, and is entirely shut in by high ledges of rock. The soil is everywhere carefully cultivated. In the foreground the villagers are winnowing grain.

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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
Winnowing -- Syria
Villages -- Syria
Genres
Wood engravings
Notes
Statement of Responsibility: Colonel Wilson, ed.
Physical Description
Extent: 23.5 x 16.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG794840631-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b10607452
UUID: 08e304b0-c5f3-012f-22f0-58d385a7bc34

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. "Wâdy Barada, from Bessîma. The village is situated in a little basin formed by a bend of the river, and is entirely shut in by high ledges of rock. The soil is everywhere carefully cultivated. In the foreground the villagers are winnowing grain." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881 - 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5f0d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Wâdy Barada, from Bessîma. The village is situated in a little basin formed by a bend of the river, and is entirely shut in by high ledges of rock. The soil is everywhere carefully cultivated. In the foreground the villagers are winnowing grain." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5f0d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1881 - 1884). Wâdy Barada, from Bessîma. The village is situated in a little basin formed by a bend of the river, and is entirely shut in by high ledges of rock. The soil is everywhere carefully cultivated. In the foreground the villagers are winnowing grain. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5f0d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Wâdy Barada, from Bessîma.  The village is situated in a little basin formed by a bend of the river, and is entirely shut in by high ledges of rock. The soil is everywhere carefully cultivated. In the foreground the villagers are winnowing grain.