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Sinai. Wilderness of Sin. Exodus 16:1

Sinai. Wilderness of Sin. Exodus 16:1

Title from: Matson color slides and filmstrips of Bible Lands ... , the Matson Photo Service. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez at one of the coastal or inland plains(?), possibly ... More

Sinai, 16th century Egypt

Sinai, 16th century Egypt

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative sleeve. On guide card: Sinai, see p. 437-462. Photograph taken from an oasis on a key caravan... More

Sinai. Jebel Tahuneh in Wady Feiran

Sinai. Jebel Tahuneh in Wady Feiran

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) at the junction with Wadi A'liyat and to the north of Tell El Mahrad, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking north... More

To Sinai by car. The Mitla pass looking east from the plain

To Sinai by car. The Mitla pass looking east from the plain

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from Darb El Hagg (Mitla Pass) in the vicinity of Wadi El Hagg, looking east and showing the plate... More

To Sinai by car. Ain Kadeis. One of the small sources

To Sinai by car. Ain Kadeis. One of the small sources

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken in the vicinity of the water spring of Ain Qideis, and showing the mainstream of Wadi Qideis in th... More

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Bedouin woman with all her finery

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Bedouin woman with all...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: Bedouin. On negative sleeve: 06623, Matson call # 862. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph shows a winter Bedouin encam... More

To Sinai via the desert. Scene in Wady Feiran

To Sinai via the desert. Scene in Wady Feiran

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) somewhere to the east of the vicinity of Tell El Mahrad and the junction with Wadi A'liyat (?), where a the palm grove is less dense in that section than ot... More

Sinai, 16th century Egypt

Sinai, 16th century Egypt

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez at one of the coastal or inland plains(?), possibly El Raha Plain (Ahtha) the north most coastal plain or El Hbeg Plai... More

To Sinai via the desert. El-Medawa summit of Jebel Serbal

To Sinai via the desert. El-Medawa summit of Jebel Serbal

Photograph taken from the crown-shape summit of Gebel Serbal (El Madhawwa). (Source: A. Shams, Sinai Peninsula Research, 2018) Wadi El Sheikh and Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim of Amalek) were the upland sectio... More

In the Sinai, 16th century

In the Sinai, 16th century

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from the central section of Wadi El Qusaima (El Qadeirat) in the vic... More

In the Sinai, 16th century

In the Sinai, 16th century

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from the central section of Wadi El Qusaima (El Qadeirat) in the vic... More

To Sinai via the desert. Jebel Serbal from Wady Feiran

To Sinai via the desert. Jebel Serbal from Wady Feiran

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) downstream area to the west of the dense palm grove of Feiran Oasis, somewhere in the vicinity of the close localities of El Hswa, El Khataten, El Mgrahein ... More

To Sinai by car. Bedouin camp under Acacia trees

To Sinai by car. Bedouin camp under Acacia trees

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim), possibly, downstream area to the west of the dense palm grove of Feiran Oasis somewhere in the vicinity of the close localities of El Nakhila, El Hswa, El ... More

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Enclosure where the dates are dried

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Enclosure where the da...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: Enclosure where dates are dried (crossed out). On negative: 1523 (crossed out). Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph tak... More

Sinai. Ain Gedeirat, Kadesh Barnea. Num. 20:1

Sinai. Ain Gedeirat, Kadesh Barnea. Num. 20:1

Title from: Matson color slides and filmstrips of Bible Lands ... , the Matson Photo Service. Photograph taken from the central section of Wadi El Qusaima (El Qadeirat) in the vicinity of Ain El Qadeirat water ... More

To Sinai by car. El Kossaima. The rest house

To Sinai by car. El Kossaima. The rest house

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from the frontier centre of El Qusaima, showing the administrative and residential building(s) (re... More

To Sinai via the desert. Remains of early Christian structures in Wady Feiran

To Sinai via the desert. Remains of early Christian structures in Wady...

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) at the junction with Wadi A'liyat, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking west and showing the extended mountain r... More

Sinai. Wady Feiran, Bedouin tents

Sinai. Wady Feiran, Bedouin tents

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim), possibly, downstream area to the west of the dense palm grove of Feiran Oasis somewhere in the vicinity of the close localities of El Nakhila, El Hswa, El ... More

Sinai Egypt, Extinct City, Jordan

Sinai Egypt, Extinct City, Jordan

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez at one of the coastal or inland plains(?), possibly El Raha Plain (Ahtha) the north most coastal plain or El Hbeg Plai... More

In the Sinai, 16th century

In the Sinai, 16th century

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken in the vicinity of the water spring of Ain Qideis, and showing the m... More

To Sinai by car. El Kossaima. Distant view looking eastward toward Ain Gedeirat

To Sinai by car. El Kossaima. Distant view looking eastward toward Ain...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from the frontier centre of El Qusaima to the west, looking east and showing the spring and orchar... More

In the Sinai, 16th century

In the Sinai, 16th century

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) somewhere in the vicinity of Di... More

To Sinai via the desert. Wady Feiran and Jebel Serbal

To Sinai via the desert. Wady Feiran and Jebel Serbal

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) between Dier El Banat ( to the south) and Sheikh Ahmed and Sheikh Shebib Bedouin cemetery (to the north), where a dense palm grove covers that section of F... More

To Sinai by car. Wadi Feiran. El Mahrad. (Peran) head of the wadi

To Sinai by car. Wadi Feiran. El Mahrad. (Peran) head of the wadi

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) at the junction with Wadi A'liyat and the vicinity of Tell El Mahrad, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking west ... More

2 men on camels, Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains

2 men on camels, Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) at the junction with Wadi A'liyat and to the north of Tell El Mahrad, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking north... More

To Sinai by car. Route from El Kossaima to Ain Kadeis

To Sinai by car. Route from El Kossaima to Ain Kadeis

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken in the vicinity of Wadi Geisi between Ain El Qadeirat and Ain Qideis water spring, looking south-s... More

Sinai, 16th century Egypt

Sinai, 16th century Egypt

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative sleeve. On guide card: Sinai, see p. 437-462. Photograph taken from an oasis on a key caravan... More

To Sinai via the desert. Wady Feiran and Jebel Serbal

To Sinai via the desert. Wady Feiran and Jebel Serbal

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) between Dier El Banat ( to the south) and Sheikh Ahmed and Sheikh Shebib Bedouin cemetery (to the north), where a dense palm grove covers that section of F... More

Flight to Ma'an el-Hadj, Petra, Wadi Rum and Akaba. Gulf of Akaba. Western shore known as Jarvis Bay. Showing winter house of Jarvis Pasha, governor of Sinai

Flight to Ma'an el-Hadj, Petra, Wadi Rum and Akaba. Gulf of Akaba. Wes...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Aerial photograph taken over the outlet of Wadi Taba (alluvial plain) into the Gulf of Aqaba, looking northwest and showing the west coast of ... More

To Sinai by car. El Mahrad. An oasis which is "A gem of the desert"

To Sinai by car. El Mahrad. An oasis which is "A gem of the desert"

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) somewhere in the vicinity of Dier El Banat and Sheikh Ahmed a... More

Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains

Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran at the foot of Gebel Tahuna in the vicinity of Tell El Mahrad, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking south and showing the crown-shap... More

Camels at oasis, Sinai

Camels at oasis, Sinai

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) somewhere in the vicinity of Dier El Banat and Sheikh Ahmed and Sheikh Shebib, where a dense palm grove covers that section of Feiran Oasis. (Source: A. Sha... More

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Bedouin camp

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Bedouin camp

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from the perimeter of the High Mountains of Sinai Peninsula(?), looking southwards and showing a w... More

Nekhel. Ancient pilgrim fortress showing main entrance and corner tower

Nekhel. Ancient pilgrim fortress showing main entrance and corner towe...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from the southeastern side of Nakhl fortress, looking north and showing southern corner of the mai... More

To Sinai via the desert. One of Serbal's five peaks

To Sinai via the desert. One of Serbal's five peaks

Photograph taken below one of the crown-shape summit of Gebel Serbal. (Source: A. Shams, Sinai Peninsula Research, 2018) Wadi El Sheikh and Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim of Amalek) were the upland section of D... More

Sinai. Wilderness of Shur. Exodus 15:22

Sinai. Wilderness of Shur. Exodus 15:22

Title from: Matson color slides and filmstrips of Bible Lands ... , the Matson Photo Service. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez at one of the coastal or inland plains(?), possibly ... More

To Sinai by car. Ain Gedeirat. The augmented stream further down the valley

To Sinai by car. Ain Gedeirat. The augmented stream further down the v...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from the central section of Wadi El Qusaima (El Qadeirat) in the vicinity of Ain El Qadeirat water... More

Boy & camel, Mt. Sinai box

Boy & camel, Mt. Sinai box

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Sinai. Photograph taken from a low elevated valley at the perimeter of no... More

Flight to Ma'an el-Hadj, Petra, Wadi Rum and Akaba. El Nekhl. In center of Sinai Peninsula. Formerly an important station for Mecca pilgrim

Flight to Ma'an el-Hadj, Petra, Wadi Rum and Akaba. El Nekhl. In cente...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Aerial photograph taken over Nakhl on Darb El Hagg, looking northwest and showing the desert town of Nakhl in Central Sinai in the centre (the ... More

Sinai. Oasis in Wady Feiran, and Jebel Serbal

Sinai. Oasis in Wady Feiran, and Jebel Serbal

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) between Dier El Banat ( to the south) and Sheikh Ahmed and Sheikh Shebib Bedouin cemetery (to the north), where a dense palm grove covers that section of F... More

To Sinai via the desert. Luxurious palm grove in Wady Feiran

To Sinai via the desert. Luxurious palm grove in Wady Feiran

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) between Dier El Banat ( to the south) and Sheikh Ahmed and Sheikh Shebib Bedouin cemetery (to the north), where a dense palm grove covers that section of F... More

Sinai, Bedouin woman & child

Sinai, Bedouin woman & child

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Sinai. Photograph shows a Bedouin woman sitting with her child as part of... More

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Caring for sick camel

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Caring for sick camel

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: Caring for a sick camel (crossed out). On negative: 1526 (crossed out). Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken in Wa... More

Nekhel. Village in center of Sinai peninsula on ancient Haj route

Nekhel. Village in center of Sinai peninsula on ancient Haj route

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from the southern side of Nakhl fortress, looking north and showing the minaret of the mosque and ... More

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. El-Kaa, the Wilderness of Sin

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. El-Kaa, the Wilderness...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez at one of the coastal or inland plains(?), possibly El Raha Plain (Ahtha) the n... More

Sinai. Oasis in Wady Feiran (Rephidim), and distant view of Jebel Serbal. American Colony, Jerusalem

Sinai. Oasis in Wady Feiran (Rephidim), and distant view of Jebel Serb...

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) between Dier El Banat ( to the south) and Sheikh Ahmed and Sheikh Shebib Bedouin cemetery (to the north), where a dense palm grove covers that section of F... More

In the Sinai, 16th century

In the Sinai, 16th century

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative sleeve. The landscape and the sequence of the photographs suggest somewhere on Darb El Hagg t... More

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. In the footsteps of father; Bedouin boy with camel

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. In the footsteps of fa...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: In the Fo[otsteps] of his father, Bedouin boy with camel. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from a low elevated... More

Sinai. Ain Gedeirat, near source of the spring. Num. 20:11

Sinai. Ain Gedeirat, near source of the spring. Num. 20:11

Title from: Matson color slides and filmstrips of Bible Lands ... , the Matson Photo Service. Photograph taken from the central section of Wadi El Qusaima (El Qadeirat) in the vicinity of Ain El Qadeirat water ... More

Sinai, 16th century Egypt

Sinai, 16th century Egypt

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) downstream area to the west of the dense palm grove of Feiran Oasis, somewhere in the vicinity of the close localities of El Hswa, El Khataten, El Mgrahein ... More

El-Kuntilla. Police station. A frontier post on Sinai boundary

El-Kuntilla. Police station. A frontier post on Sinai boundary

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken in the vicinity of the Egyptian desert frontier outpost of Taba(?), looking east and showing the c... More

Nekhel. Large water reservoir. And corner tower of fortress

Nekhel. Large water reservoir. And corner tower of fortress

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from the northeastern side of Nakhl fortress, looking south and showing the main water reservoir t... More

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Typical scene around the campfire at night

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Typical scene around t...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken in the oasis of Wadi Feiran or Wadi EL Sheikh(?), where there is an abundant palm and Tarfaa grove... More

Sinai, Bedouin woman grinding flour

Sinai, Bedouin woman grinding flour

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative sleeve. On guide card: Sinai, see p. 437-462. Photograph taken in the oasis of Wadi Feiran, w... More

To Sinai by car. Ain Gedeirat. Source of the spring

To Sinai by car. Ain Gedeirat. Source of the spring

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from the central section of Wadi El Qusaima (El Qadeirat) at Ain El Qadeirat water spring, showing... More

Sinai. Jebel Tahuneh (Hill of Moses). American Colony, Jerusalem

Sinai. Jebel Tahuneh (Hill of Moses). American Colony, Jerusalem

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) at the junction with Wadi A'liyat and to the north of Tell El Mahrad, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking north... More

Camel drinking, Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains

Camel drinking, Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) at the junction with Wadi A'liyat and to the north of Tell El Mahrad, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking north... More

To Sinai via the desert. Wilderness of Shur

To Sinai via the desert. Wilderness of Shur

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: Wilderness of Shur. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez at one of ... More

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Dates spread out to dry

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Dates spread out to dr...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: Dates spread out to dry (crossed out). On negative: 1524 (crossed out). Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken in Wa... More

Sinai. Junction of Wady Feiran and Wady Aleyat

Sinai. Junction of Wady Feiran and Wady Aleyat

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran at the foot of Gebel Tahuna in the vicinity of Tell El Mahrad, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking south and showing the crown-shap... More

To Sinai via the desert. The abundance of water in Wady Feiran

To Sinai via the desert. The abundance of water in Wady Feiran

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: (Rephidim) the Lar. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) somewhere in the vic... More

To Sinai via the desert. Grand view from Jebel Serbal

To Sinai via the desert. Grand view from Jebel Serbal

Photograph taken from the crown-shape summit of Gebel Serbal (El Madhawwa), looking northeast and showing section of the summit from the right to the centre and the vicinity of the upstream tributary (El Loza s... More

In the Sinai, 16th century

In the Sinai, 16th century

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) somewhere in the vicinity of Di... More

Sinai at the sea

Sinai at the sea

Photograph taken from the junction of Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) downstream area with El Qa'a Plain close to the Gulf of Suez(?), looking northwest(?) and showing the mainstream area of Wadi Feiran in the... More

To Sinai by car. Ain Gedeirat. Possibly Kadesh Barnea of Num. 32:8, etc

To Sinai by car. Ain Gedeirat. Possibly Kadesh Barnea of Num. 32:8, et...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from the central section of Wadi El Qusaima (El Qadeirat) in the vicinity of Ain El Qadeirat water... More

To Sinai by car. Ain Kadeis at the head of the valley

To Sinai by car. Ain Kadeis at the head of the valley

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken in the vicinity of Wadi Qideis, looking east (?) and showing the mainstream of the valley in the f... More

Sinai. Wady Feiran, el Mahrad, Peran

Sinai. Wady Feiran, el Mahrad, Peran

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) at the junction with Wadi A'liyat and the vicinity of Tell El Mahrad, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking west ... More

Sinai, 16th century Egypt

Sinai, 16th century Egypt

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Wadi Ghrandal (Biblical Elim) at its outlet into El Hegb Plain at the palm grove and spring area, on Sinai's western coast of the Gulf of Suez to the south of t... More

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Bedouin couple

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Bedouin couple

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph shows a winter Bedouin encampment/tent (Arabic: Beit Sha'ar), possibly from the Gebaliya tribe who inhab... More

To Sinai by car. Car rushing a sand dune near Bir Hassana

To Sinai by car. Car rushing a sand dune near Bir Hassana

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from the vicinity of Bir El Hassana. (Source: A. Shams, Sinai Peninsula Research, 2018) Paleolithi... More

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Bedouin home in Wady Er-Raha

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Bedouin home in Wady E...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from the perimeter of the High Mountains of Sinai Peninsula(?), looking northwards and showing a w... More

To Sinai via the desert. Wady Gharandel, palms of Elim

To Sinai via the desert. Wady Gharandel, palms of Elim

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Photograph taken from Wadi Ghrandal (Biblical Elim) at its outlet into El Hegb Plain at the palm grove and spring area, on Sinai's western coas... More

To Sinai via the desert. Jebel Tahuneh.

To Sinai via the desert. Jebel Tahuneh.

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) at the junction with Wadi A'liyat and to the north of Tell El Mahrad, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking north... More

To Sinai by car. Ain Gedeirat. The large pool

To Sinai by car. Ain Gedeirat. The large pool

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from the central section of Wadi El Qusaima (El Qadeirat) in the vicinity of Ain El Qadeirat water... More

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Native hut made of palm branches

To Sinai via the Red Sea, Tor, and Wady Hebran. Native hut made of pal...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: Native hut made of palm branches. On negative: 1521 Native Hut in Wady Hebran (crossed out). Date from Matson LOT cards. P... More

To Sinai via the desert. Statue of Waghorn at Port Tewfik

To Sinai via the desert. Statue of Waghorn at Port Tewfik

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: [Sta]tue of Waghorn at Port Tewfik. Date from Matson LOT cards. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of... More

Series of first aerial photographs of Palestine and Syria. Volcano and crater in the Hauran Mountains, 1800

Series of first aerial photographs of Palestine and Syria. Volcano and...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Caption on negative: Volcano and crater in the Hauran Mountains 1800. Date from Matson LOT cards. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Photo shows funeral of poet Hayyim Naham Bialik (1873-1934). Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Caption continues from catalog: July 16, '34. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Photo shows funeral of poet Hayyim Nahman Bialik (1873-1934). Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Caption continues from catalog: July 16, '34. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Photo shows funeral of poet Hayyim Naham Bialik (1873-1934). Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Caption continues from catalog: July 16, '34. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Photo shows funeral of poet Hayyim Nahman Bialik (1873-1934). Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Caption continues from catalog: July 16, '34. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Photo shows funeral of poet Hayyim Nahman Bialik (1873-1934). Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Caption continues from catalog: July 16, '34. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Photo shows funeral of poet Hayyim Naham Bialik (1873-1934). Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Caption continues from catalog: July 16, '34. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Bialek's funeral in Tel Aviv

Photo shows funeral of poet Hayyim Nahman Bialik (1873-1934). Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Caption continues from catalog: July 16, '34. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Sinai, the ascent to Jebel Mousa

Sinai, the ascent to Jebel Mousa

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Photograph taken from Siqqat Sydina Musa along the Byzantine monastic and pilgrimage ... More

East of Jordan and the Dead Sea. Distant view of Mount Nebo American Colony, Jerusalem

East of Jordan and the Dead Sea. Distant view of Mount Nebo American C...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Caption on negative: Distant view of Mt. Nebo. On negative: 735. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Antique bronze Middle East photographs, American Colony Jerusalem

Antique bronze Middle East photographs, American Colony Jerusalem

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Man standing in front of building

Man standing in front of building

Title devised by Library staff. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative: 2430. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Traditional site of David's Tomb, Mt. Zion, Jerusalem

Traditional site of David's Tomb, Mt. Zion, Jerusalem

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: researcher N. Lavsky, 2005) Caption in list, Matson Collection negative numbers 13816-13914: Tabernacle. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its succ... More

Lebanon. The typical gorge and rock cliffs. (On the route from Beirut to the Cedars)

Lebanon. The typical gorge and rock cliffs. (On the route from Beirut ...

Title from: list, Photographic subjects of Bible Lands. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Araya Abebe, cousin of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, in Jerusalem

Araya Abebe, cousin of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, in Jerusale...

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: Maria Senna Asfa Wossen) On negative sleeve: H.S.? [i.e., Haile Selassie] in suit and tie. Guide card: Churchill visit, Mar. 1921. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Bethlehem (Beit-Lahm) and surroundings. Basilica in Church of the Nativity American Colony, Jerusalem

Bethlehem (Beit-Lahm) and surroundings. Basilica in Church of the Nati...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Caption on negative: The Basilica. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Tell Ghassul Sodom

Tell Ghassul Sodom

Title from negative. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Tell Ghassul. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Nat'l i.e., National Geographic Society, Le Gorce

Nat'l i.e., National Geographic Society, Le Gorce

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: National Geographic Society. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Jaffa (Joppa) and environs. Lydda (Lod), reputed home of St. George and the dragon

Jaffa (Joppa) and environs. Lydda (Lod), reputed home of St. George an...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Caption on negative sleeve: Lydda. Showing part of the Church of St. George on extreme left. On negative: 5008. On negative sleeve: 14,... More

Jerusalem (El-Kouds). Pool of Bethesda American Colony, Jerusalem

Jerusalem (El-Kouds). Pool of Bethesda American Colony, Jerusalem

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Caption on negative: Pool of Bethesda. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Beduin i.e., Bedouin man (blindfolded game)

Beduin i.e., Bedouin man (blindfolded game)

Title from negative sleeve. On negative sleeve: See p. 261. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Bedouin woman

Bedouin woman

Title from negative sleeve. Original title from Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914: Costumes and characters, etc. Bust of a Bedouin woman. Similar image in LOT 13847, p. 29, no. 14 (... More

Bethlehem

Bethlehem

Title from guide card. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.