The figures introduced were all drawn on the spot, and convey an accurate representation of the female costume of Nazareth.
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These oriental monastic and nun’s habit date back to the earliest times of Christianity.
Plan of the Church of the Resurrection and the Holy Sepulchre. Interior views of the Great Dome, Calvary, Greek Chapel, Chapel of S. Helena.
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Hebron is one of the most memorable sites of Palestine, as the abiding place of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
The Nilometer of Roda is considered the most important Nilometer from Islamic times, it was rebuilt by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mutawakkil.
Syria is a state in the Near East and part of the Mashreq. Syria borders Israel and Jordan to the south, Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north and Iraq to the east.
This particular thoroughfare is the David street in its normal condition today. It is the principal street of the city Jerusalem.
The view is taken from a point immediately above the north-west corner of Tiberias.
Besides its authentic history, Jaffa figures in a strange mixture of Hebrew and Heathen tradition.
The dress of the Arab tribes on the route to Petra.
Besharah, of the Beni Said tribe, a member of the artists’ travelling party in Egypt, Sinai and Akabah.