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.


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Jewish Women's Archive. "Jewish Syrians, Studio Portrait, 1873." (Viewed on April 17, 2024) <>.