Group in traditional attire in agricultural setting, Bonfils Fiches, c.1870

Item

Title
Group in traditional attire in agricultural setting, Bonfils Fiches, c.1870
Description
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress. This photograph shows a group of people in traditional dress, potentially from the wider Bethlehem region. As a French photographer, FichesBonfils captured the Middle East in the late 19th century from a Western perspective and achieved commercial success due to a European fascination with the 'East'.
Identifier
pb_lc_bfi_7252754
Subject
Bethlehem
Palestine
Palestinian Diaspora
Bonfils Fiches collection
Ottoman Empire in Bethlehem
Orientalism
Bethlehem traditional dress
Bethlehem agriculture
Bethlehem people
License
CC BY 4.0
Creator
Felix Bonfils Fiches
Contributor
Library of Congress
Leila Sansour
Type
Digital reproduction of dry plate glass negative
Source
Library of Congress
Spatial Coverage
31.7053996/ 35.1936877
Rights Holder
Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.
Date (approximate)
c.1870