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The Temple of Mecca.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1840
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ISL
Mosques -- Saudi Arabia -- Mecca
Kaʻbah (Mecca, Saudi Arabia)
Muslims -- Saudi Arabia -- Mecca
pilgrims -- Saudi Arabia -- Mecca
prayer rugs -- Saudi Arabia -- Mecca
Tombs & sepulchral monuments -- Saudi Arabia -- Mecca
Masjid al-Ḥarām
Site plans
Content: Printed on border: "A. The Kaabah ; B. Ishmael's tomb ; C. Abraham's Station ; D. The well Zem Zem ; E. The black stone ; F. The pulpit ; G. The steps ; H. The Hanbalites' Station ; I. The treasury ; K. The Malekites' Station ; L. The Hanifites' Station ; M. The border of gold ; N. The Cupola of Al Abbas ; O. The Golden Spout ; P. The Middle Gate ; Q. The balustrade."
Source note: Narrative of a tour through Armenia, Kurdistan, Persia and Mesopotamia, with an introduction, and observations upon the condition of Mohammedanism and Christianity in those countries. (New York : Appleton, 1840) Southgate, Horatio (1812-1894), Author.
Physical Description
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1995393
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17959811
Barcode: 33333159482468
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 29bfdc10-c556-012f-0a8d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1840: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Temple of Mecca." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1840. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-380c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Temple of Mecca." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-380c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1840). The Temple of Mecca. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-380c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Temple of Mecca.