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Garden in Second Story of Museum--Palace of a Modern Pharaoh of Egypt
From: "Earthly Footsteps of The Man of Galilee Being Three Hundred and Eighty-Four Original Photographic Views and Descriptions of the Places Connected with the Earthly Life of Our Lord and His Apostles Traced with Note Book and Camera showing where Christ was born, brought up, baptized, tempted, transfigured and crucified, together with the scenes of his prayers, tears, miracles and sermons, and also places made sacred by the labors of his apostles, from Jerusalem to Rome" by Bishop John H. Vincent, D.D., LL.D., Rev. James W. Lee, D.D., and R.E.M. Bain. London: A.M. Gardner & Co., Limited.
Publication: London
A.M. Gardner & Co., Ltd.
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25.3 x 17.6 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
An indoor garden with a glass ceiling.
The photograph is in a book with a typed description. The description: "(Deut., xxvi:6.)--'And the Egyptians evil entreated us, and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage.' The disposition of the reigning classes in Egypt to oppress the toiling masses and to afflict them with hard bondage continues unto this day to be a characteristic of the rulers here. This great palace of Gizeh, built by Ismail-Pasha at a cost of about $25,000,000, literally represents so much wealth extracted from the poor laboring people of Egypt. Ismail-Pasha put upon the Egyptian government the enormous debt of $500,000,000. The people so groaned under the burden of debt that the powers at Constantinople were forced to depose him, and to confiscate his landed properties and residences. The view above given represents a scene in the garden of the second story of this palace known as the Harem Garden. 'There the young flowerets with sweet perfume blow, There every evening comes the after-glow, Tipping the leaflets with liquid gold.'" See 5322BAI/LVii48CAJS (Voyager # 361035).
The photograph was not catalogued by Lazard--it was catalogued at CAJS.
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Bertrand and Paola Lazard Holy Land Collection
Collection provided by the Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania. CC BY 2.0
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