Bethlehem Street, Bonfils Fiches, c.1870

Item

Title
Bethlehem Street, Bonfils Fiches, c.1870
Description
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress. This photograph shows a street in Bethlehem in the late 19th century. 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'. Photography depicting architecture was a common subject of his work.
Identifier
pb_lc_bfi_7252775
Subject
Bethlehem
Palestine
Palestinian Diaspora
Bonfils Fiches collection
Ottoman Empire in Bethlehem
Bethlehem streets
Bethlehem architecture
Cityscapes
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