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A mueddin chanting the call to prayer from a gallery of the minaret of 'Isa (Jesus).

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 A mueddin chanting the call to prayer from a gallery of the minaret of 'Isa (Jesus).

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Islam

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ISL
Topics
Jâmi` al-Umawî al-Kabîr (Damascus, Syria)
Minarets -- Syria -- Damascus
Mosques -- Syria -- Damascus
Islam
Muezzins -- Syria -- Damascus
Muslims -- Clothing & dress -- Syria -- Damascus
Notes
Content : "This minaret (on the summit which Moslem tradition says that Jesus will appear on the Judgment Day) is at the south-east corner of the Great Mosque, Damascus, and is two hundred and fifty feet in height. The beautiful octagonal minaret at the south-west corner is called El Gharbîyeh. A third minaret, not shown in this illustration, is called El'Arûs (the Bride)."--printed on border.

Source note: Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt : with numerous engravings on steel and wood. (New York : Appleton, 1881-1884) Wilson, Charles William, Sir (1836-1905), Editor. Woodward, John Douglas (1846-1924), Artist. Fenn, Harry (1838-1911), Artist.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1995393
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17959811
Barcode : 33333159482534
UUID: 21512000-c556-012f-8323-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1881: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. " A mueddin chanting the call to prayer from a gallery of the minaret of 'Isa (Jesus)." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3813-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. " A mueddin chanting the call to prayer from a gallery of the minaret of 'Isa (Jesus)." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3813-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1881). A mueddin chanting the call to prayer from a gallery of the minaret of 'Isa (Jesus). Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3813-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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 A mueddin chanting the call to prayer from a gallery of the minaret of 'Isa (Jesus).