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Entrance to Damascus, by the road through the Merj, or meadow, west of the city. The large building on the right, with its many domes and two slender minarets, is the Tekîyeh, or hospital for pilgrims, built by Sultan Selim I in A.D. 1516.

Image ID: 80500

Entrance to Damascus, by the road through the Merj, or meadow, west of the city. The large building on the right, with i... (1881-1884)

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Image Title

:  Entrance to Damascus, by the road through the Merj, or meadow, west of the city. The large building on the right, with its many domes and two slender minarets, is the Tekîyeh, or hospital for pilgrims, built by Sultan Selim I in A.D. 1516.

Creator

: Fenn, Harry, 1838-1911 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

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

Medium

: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 13 x 16 cm.

Item/Page/Plate

: Vol. I, [p. 381]

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

: 80500

Record ID

: 110589

Digital Item Published

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

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