Book# 45419

Hallote, Rachel; Cobbing, Felicity & Spurr, Jeffrey B.

The photographs of the American-Palestinian Exploration Society.

Annual of the American Palestine Exploration Society [Annual of American School of Oriental Research (ASOR)]; vol. 66, 2012.
Ort   Boston, Mass.
Verlag   American Schools of Oriental Research
Jahr   2012
Illustration, Ausstattung   ill.
Medium   Buch, Jahrbuch
ISBN / ISSN   978-0897570985; 0897570987

 

Text engl. - „This volume includes over 150 never previously published photographs of archaeological sites in the Middle East (Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Israel) taken in 1875 by photographer Tancrede Dumas for the American Palestine Exploration Society. The volume additionally tells the complete history of the American Palestine Exploration Society, which functioned in the 1870's and worked together with the British Palestine Exploration Fund to survey and map archaeological sites in Ottoman Palestine. The Americans's interactions with the British are examined, and Dumas's photographs are put into a comparative context alongside those of contemporaries such as Bonfils. These photographs preserve the appearance of many of these sites when they were first seen by westerners, before urban development and tourism changed the nature of the regions. Photographs include the ruins of Baalbek, Jerash, parts of Jerusalem, and numerous other sites.“ (www.amazon.com/Photographs-American-Palestine-Exploration-Society/dp/0897570987; seen 04.03.2018).
Photographie 19. Jahrh. Monographie Dumas, Tancrède Jordan, Jordanien, Lebanon, Libanon, Syria, Syrien, Palestine, Palästina, Israel 

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