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Pottery, Râsheiyet el Fûkhâr; this place, as its name implies, is famous for its potter's clay. Its furnaces are dome-shaped and capable of burning enormous jars. The potter, mounted on a high seat, sets the wheel in motion with his foot and shapes the clay with his hand. The man beyond is adding handles to the jars.

Image ID: 80488

Pottery, Râsheiyet el Fûkhâr; this place, as its name implies, is famous for its potter's clay. Its furnaces are dome-sh... (1881-1884)

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:  Pottery, Râsheiyet el Fûkhâr; this place, as its name implies, is famous for its potter's clay. Its furnaces are dome-shaped and capable of burning enormous jars. The potter, mounted on a high seat, sets the wheel in motion with his foot and shapes the clay with his hand. The man beyond is adding handles to the jars.

Creator

: Fenn, Harry, 1838-1911 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Wilson, Charles William, Sir, 1836-1905 -- Author

Created Date

: 1881-1884

Medium

: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 14.5 x 16.5 cm.

Item/Page/Plate

: Vol. I, p. 363

Source

: Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. / Colonel Wilson, ed.

Source Description

: 2 v. : ill. : 33 cm., pages : 32 x 24 cm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Dorot Jewish Division

Catalog Call Number

: *PWC+ (Wilson, C. W. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. 1881)

Digital ID

: 80488

Record ID

: 110577

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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