Library Of Congress
Library Of CongressPublic Domain ArchivePart of PICRYL.com. Not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress
1,516 media by topicpage 1 of 16
Christian & Mohamedan chapels on the Summit of Sinai Feby 20th 1839

Christian & Mohamedan chapels on the Summit of Sinai Feby 20th 1839

Painting drawn at the summit of Gebel Musa (Biblical Mount Sinai), with mostly imaginative mountain landscape for the distribution and shape of the surrounding summits and showing the church and mosque on the s... more

Ascent to the summit of Sinai Feby 20th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Ascent to the summit of Sinai Feby 20th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Painting drawn at Siqqat Sydina Musa along the Byzantine monastic and pilgrimage naqb to the summit of Gebel Musa (Biblical Mount Sinai) below the lower stone gate, looking southwest and showing the rock steps ... more

The convent of St. Catherine Mount Sinai Feb 21st 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

The convent of St. Catherine Mount Sinai Feb 21st 1839 / David Roberts...

Painting drawn at the central area of Wadi El Dier (Biblical Holy Valley), looking southeast and showing the orchard and fortress of Saint Catherine Monastery in the valley in the foreground from right to centr... more

Chapel of the convent of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai Feby 21st 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Chapel of the convent of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai Feby 21st 1839...

Painting drawn at the narthex at the original 6th century CE inner door, looking east and showing the nave of the basilica. (A. Shams, Sinai Peninsula Research, 2018) Saint Catherine Monastery was constructed b... more

The convent of St. Catherine Mount Sinai looking towards the plain of the encampment Feby 21st 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

The convent of St. Catherine Mount Sinai looking towards the plain of ...

Painting drawn at the upstream area of Wadi El Dier, looking northwest and showing the mountain slopes of Gebel 'Arribeh, Gebel El Dier (Selib-Baraka) and Gebel Meraja and the mountain mass of Gebel El Sana' to... more

Ascent of the lower range of Sinai February 18th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Ascent of the lower range of Sinai February 18th 1839 / David Roberts,...

Zoom-in painting drawn at the mountain slopes of Gebel Armaziya and Gebel El Sefsafa, looking northwest and showing the northern slopes of Gebel Musa (Biblical Mount Sinai) from right to the centre and the vici... more

Approach to Mount Sinai Wady Barah Feby 17th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Approach to Mount Sinai Wady Barah Feby 17th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A...

Painting drawn at Farsh Abu Sila at the southeastern end of Naqb El Hawa and at the junction with El Raha Plain (Biblical encampment of the Israelites) and Wadi Bougiyeh (Naqb Abu Sila), looking southeast and s... more

Encampment of the Aulad Sa'id Mount Sinai Feby 18th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Encampment of the Aulad Sa'id Mount Sinai Feby 18th 1839 / David Rober...

Painting drawn at Wadi El Sheikh between its junctions with Wadi El Sebaa'iya to the north and Wadi Dier (Biblical Holy Valley) to the south, showing the vicinity of Wadi El Sheikh from right to left and its ju... more

Mount Serbál, from the Wádee Feyrán Frith

Mount Serbál, from the Wádee Feyrán Frith

Photograph shows rocky landscape with a tree in the foreground and mountains in the background. Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) downstream area to the west of the dense palm grove of Feira... more

Sinaitic inscriptions in Wádee el-Mukattab Frith

Sinaitic inscriptions in Wádee el-Mukattab Frith

Rock formation with Sinaitic inscriptions in a region noted for natural caves. Photograph taken from Wadi Muktab central area, looking west (?) and showing part of the rock inscriptions in the central section o... more

The Wadee el-Mukattab, Sinai Frith

The Wadee el-Mukattab, Sinai Frith

Rock formation with Sinaitic inscriptions, also scrub growth, in a region noted for natural caves. Photograph taken from Wadi Muktab central area, looking north and showing Gebel Merzika in the background from ... more

A camel train on the desert  - Sinai (?)

A camel train on the desert - Sinai (?)

Egypt (?). Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Oasis in Sinai desert near Suez

Oasis in Sinai desert near Suez

Title on photograph: Oasis near ancient Memphis - Egypt. Published as halftone in Harper's Weekly, 1895, p. 304. Photographic print made by LC from Jackson's vintage film negative. Photograph taken from Sinai's... more

Group of Arabs around well - Sinai (?)

Group of Arabs around well - Sinai (?)

May not be Egypt. Caption on lantern slide is: At the well, Siam. Not traditional Bedouin or Egyptian dress. Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportati... more

Ani-Musa - the Well of Moses in the Sinai desert 8 miles south of Sue

Ani-Musa - the Well of Moses in the Sinai desert 8 miles south of Sue

Similar to photograph in Lot 11948 from negative LC-D4271-143. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez to the south of the town of Suez at Uyun Musa (Biblical Twelve Springs of Moses), s... more

Ani-Musa - the Well of Moses in the Sinai desert 8 miles south of Suez

Ani-Musa - the Well of Moses in the Sinai desert 8 miles south of Suez

Published as halftone in Harper's Weekly, 1895, p. 304. Similar to lantern slide W7-143. Photographic print made by LC from Jackson's vintage film negative. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gu... more

Group of Arabs around well - Sinai (?)

Group of Arabs around well - Sinai (?)

May not be Egypt; looks more like Saudi Arabia, the Gulf states, or Aden. Could also be Sudan. Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission ... more

Two Arabs with camels - Sinai (?)

Two Arabs with camels - Sinai (?)

May not be Egypt. Probably a European or American a left and Arab at right in red. Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph c... more

Sinai, the sea

Sinai, the sea

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez in the vicinity of the anchorage bay of Port Ibrahim to the north of El Shatt and Gad El Marakeb and to the south of P... more

Mt. Sinai

Mt. Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from the summit of Mount Sinai (Biblical Sinai or Gebel Musa), looking southeast during the sunrise and showing the western wall of the church on the summit to the l... more

Sinai. Panorama of the Central Sinai Mountains from Wady er-Raha, in two sections

Sinai. Panorama of the Central Sinai Mountains from Wady er-Raha, in t...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Photograph taken from the southeastern end of EL Raha Plain (Biblical encampment of the Israelites), looking southeast and showing the ... 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

Sinai, shepherd and sheep

Sinai, shepherd and sheep

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from the southeastern end of EL Raha Plain (Biblical encampment of the Israelites), looking southeast and showing Wadi Sharig and the pointed summit of Ras El Sefsa... 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

Sinai

Sinai

Title from guide card. Photograph taken from the central section of El Qa'a Plain to the north El Tur on Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez, showing the vicinity of Bir Yihia and the palm grove of El Wad... more

Sinai. The Summit of Jebel Mousa

Sinai. The Summit of Jebel Mousa

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Photograph taken from the summit of Mount Sinai (Biblical Sinai or Gebel Musa), looking northeast and showing Wadi Sebaa'iya and Wadi S... more

In the Sinai

In the Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from the southeastern end of EL Raha Plain (Biblical encampment of the Israelites), looking southeast and showing Wadi Sharig to the left, the low summit of Gebel A... more

Sinai
Sinai

Sinai

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

Sinai series

Sinai series

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from the outlet of Wadi El Dier (Biblical Holy Valley) at the junction with Wadi El Sheikh, looking north and showing hill of Nabi Harun, and above the hill is the s... more

Greek Orthodox priest at St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai holding prized manuscript with silver cover from the library

Greek Orthodox priest at St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai holdin...

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 in front of the 6th century CE basilica, loo... more

Sinai
Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery

Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery

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

Bedouins & camels near convent of St. Cath. i.e., Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai

Bedouins & camels near convent of St. Cath. i.e., Monastery of St. Cat...

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

Sinai
Sinai. Gravel terraces in Wady Feiran. American Colony, Jerusalem

Sinai. Gravel terraces in Wady Feiran. American Colony, Jerusalem

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) at (El 'Alw and Munqzet El N'aga areas?), looking north and showing the sediments... more

Greek Orthodox priests at St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai

Greek Orthodox priests at St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai

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 in front of the 6th century CE basilica, loo... more

Sinai, Jebel Mousa

Sinai, Jebel Mousa

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from the summit of Mount Sinai (Biblical Sinai or Gebel Musa), looking northwest and showing the plateau in the foreground between the round-shape summit of Biblical... more

Christian chapel belfry, St. Catherine i.e., Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai

Christian chapel belfry, St. Catherine i.e., Monastery of St. Catherin...

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 the buildings overlooking the middle alley o... more

Sinai, Red Sea

Sinai, Red Sea

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez in the vicinity of th... more

Camels at oasis, Sinai

Camels at oasis, Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Photograph taken from the central section of El Qa'a Plain to the north El Tur on Sin... more

Sinai. Monastery of St. Catherine. American Colony, Jerusalem

Sinai. Monastery of St. Catherine. American Colony, Jerusalem

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Photograph taken from the central area of Wadi El Dier (Biblical Holy Valley), looking southeast and showing the mountain slopes of Geb... more

Shepherd & flock, Sinai

Shepherd & flock, Sinai

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

Sinai
Camels in a rocky area, Sinai?

Camels in a rocky area, Sinai?

Title devised by Library staff. Photograph taken from the central section of EL Qa'a Plain, looking northeast and showing the vicinity of Wadi Hibran to the right, the square-shape summit of Gebel Serbal Umm Ta... more

Well at St. Cath. i.e., Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai

Well at St. Cath. i.e., Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai

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 the western end of the southern alley of the... more

Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery

Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery

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 in front of the 6th century CE basilica, loo... more

Sinai
In the Sinai

In the Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from the southeastern end of EL Raha Plain (Biblical encampment of the Israelites), looking southeast and showing the mountain slopes of Ras El Sefsafa (Monacha, Bib... more

Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery

Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative: 3067. Guide card: Sinai. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

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

Well at the monastery St. Catherine's Monastery

Well at the monastery St. Catherine's Monastery

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 the western end of the southern alley of the... more

Sinai. Panorama of the Sinai Mountains from Nakb-el-Hawa. American Colony, Jerusalem

Sinai. Panorama of the Sinai Mountains from Nakb-el-Hawa. American Col...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Caption continues from catalog: Shows man. Photograph taken from Farsh Abu Sila at the southeastern end of Naqb El Hawa and at the junc... more

Greek Orthodox priests from St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai

Greek Orthodox priests from St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai

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 in front of the 6th century CE basilica, loo... more

Sinai
Sinai
Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains, oasis

Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains, oasis

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Wadi Hibran in the vicinity of A'in Rudysat above the junction with Wadi Malaha, looking northeast and showing the northern slopes of Gebel El Khur from right t... more

Sinai

Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative: 3070. Guide card: Sinai. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Sinai. Panorama of the Sinai Mountains from Nakb-el-Hawa

Sinai. Panorama of the Sinai Mountains from Nakb-el-Hawa

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Caption continues from catalog: Shows man. Photograph taken from Farsh Abu Sila at the southeastern end of Naqb El Hawa and at the junc... more

Sinai
Sinai

Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Wadi Hibran at el-Rudysat area at the junction with Wadi Halyan (Kabrin), looking northeast and showing the twin-summit of Gebel Tarbush, from 8.5km distance. (... more

Sinai, diorite dykes in Es-Slaf

Sinai, diorite dykes in Es-Slaf

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative sleeve: Caution, damaged emulsion. Caption on negative: Diorite dykes in ... more

Nubetear, Sinai

Nubetear, Sinai

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative. Caption on negative sleeve: Nubetear, Sinai. On negative sleeve: SN-24, S-19. Photograph take... more

Sinai