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Jewish Syrians, Studio Portrait, 1873

Studio portrait of models wearing the traditional clothing of Syria, in the Ottoman Empire, pictures a Jewish couple of 1873. The original appears in a book where it is captioned both in French and Ottoman Turkish as "Syria: Jerusalem: Figure 1: A Jewish man of Jerusalem; Figure 2: A Jewish woman of Jerusalem."
Photograph by Pascal Sébah, courtesy of U.S. Library of Congress.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Jewish Syrians, Studio Portrait, 1873." (Viewed on June 6, 2020) <https://jwa.org/media/turkey-2-still-image>.

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