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Engedi, the fountain of the Kid ('Ain Jidy). The sparkling limpid water is warm, rather sweet and impregnated with lime.  To the left there is an example of the remarkable esclepiad called in Arabic 'osher ; it bears a bladder-like fruit filled with long silky hairs, used by Arabs as tinder for their matchlocks.

Image ID: 80694

Engedi, the fountain of the Kid ('Ain Jidy). The sparkling limpid water is warm, rather sweet and impregnated with lime.... (1881-1884)

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Image Title

:  Engedi, the fountain of the Kid ('Ain Jidy). The sparkling limpid water is warm, rather sweet and impregnated with lime. To the left there is an example of the remarkable esclepiad called in Arabic 'osher ; it bears a bladder-like fruit filled with long silky hairs, used by Arabs as tinder for their matchlocks.

Creator(s)

: Badoureau, Ed. -- Wood-engraver
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

: 18 x 16.5 cm

Item/Page/Plate

: Vol. II : 203

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

: 80694

Record ID

: 110783

Digital Item Published

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

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