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Bîr es Seba': the site of Beersheba. The ancient wells can still be traced, and two of them are serviceable ; but the city has ceased to exist. In the distance may be seen an encampment of the Tiyâheh Arabs. In the foreground a woman is asking alms...

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Bîr es Seba': the site of Beersheba.  The ancient wells can still be traced, and two of them are serviceable ; but the city has ceased to exist.  In the distance may be seen an encampment of the Tiyâheh Arabs.  In the foreground a woman is asking  alms...

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Bîr es Seba': the site of Beersheba. The ancient wells can still be traced, and two of them are serviceable ; but the city has ceased to exist. In the distance may be seen an encampment of the Tiyâheh Arabs. In the foreground a woman is asking alms...
Names
Fenn, Harry (1838-1911) (Artist)
Harley (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881 - 1884
Place: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: *PWC+ (Wilson, C. W. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. 1881)
Topics
Beersheba (Israel)
Clothing & dress -- Israel
Guides & scouts -- Israel -- Beersheba
Women -- Israel
Tents -- Israel
Pleading (Begging)
Genres
Prints
Illustrations
Notes
Statement of responsibility: edited by Colonel Wilson ; assisted by the most eminent Palestine explorers, etc. ; with numerous engravings on steel and wood from original drawings by Harry Fenn and J. D. Woodward.
Content: ... of the artist's travelling attendants.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 17 x 16 cm
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG794840631-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10607452
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 531a2490-c5f3-012f-1ab0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1838: Creator Born
  • 1881: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1911: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Bîr es Seba': the site of Beersheba. The ancient wells can still be traced, and two of them are serviceable ; but the city has ceased to exist. In the distance may be seen an encampment of the Tiyâheh Arabs. In the foreground a woman is asking alms..." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881 - 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5f76-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Bîr es Seba': the site of Beersheba. The ancient wells can still be traced, and two of them are serviceable ; but the city has ceased to exist. In the distance may be seen an encampment of the Tiyâheh Arabs. In the foreground a woman is asking alms..." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 18, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5f76-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1881 - 1884). Bîr es Seba': the site of Beersheba. The ancient wells can still be traced, and two of them are serviceable ; but the city has ceased to exist. In the distance may be seen an encampment of the Tiyâheh Arabs. In the foreground a woman is asking alms... Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5f76-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Bîr es Seba': the site of Beersheba.  The ancient wells can still be traced, and two of them are serviceable ; but the city has ceased to exist.  In the distance may be seen an encampment of the Tiyâheh Arabs.  In the foreground a woman is asking  alms...