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This item was collected and donated to the Planet Bethlehem Archive by Leila Sansour. The image shows the Greek Orthodox Convent of Mar Saba, located 20 km east of Bethlehem and built by St. Euthymius in the 5th century. A group of Orthodox priests and monks can be seen approaching the convent. The image was printed in the British weekly illustrated newspaper, The Graphic. This figure exists as part of the Photographs and Prints collection within the Leila Sansour project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This image is a digital reproduction of a document donated by William Victor Kattan. The image depicts the envelope for a bank receipt received by the Kattan family in Sudan from Barclays Bank. This image exists as part of the Kattan Documents collection within the William Victor Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image held within the Library of Congress. The image depicts a woman wearing traditional garments of Bethlehem, seated under a tree with the Bethlehem skyline in the background. Bethlehem was one of the most famous centres for embroidery in Palestine, with its dresses produced in linen and silk. The short jacket (taqsireh) worn over a long sleeved, heavily embroidered dress with a chest panel is customary to the area. The cone-shaped headdress, known as a 'shatweh', was worn by married women in Bethlehem and lined with rows of coins, beads and coral, to display family wealth. This image is part of the Bethlehem Women collection within the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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These images are a digital reproduction of a document donated by William Victor Kattan and its typed Arabic transcription. The document is written in Arabic and is an exchange of property between the Kattan brothers in Omdurman on the 23rd August 1928. A typed Arabic transcription of the document is also included. These images exist as part of the Kattan Documents collection within the William Victor Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the private collection of George Harb. This photograph shows a signed and dated portrait of a head master of an American school who visited Bethlehem in 1961. This image is part of the George Harb Photos collection, within the George Harb project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress. The image depicts a view of Bethlehem from the south. This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This image is a digital reproduction of a document donated by William Victor Kattan. The image depicts a deed of sale and the cost of buying a plot of land in Khartoum City, by the Kattan family in 1951. This image exists as part of the Kattan Documents collection within the William Victor Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image digitised and held by the Library of Congress. The image depicts a wood carver in his workshop. Bethlehem has been known for its olive wood carving for centuries. Along with mother-of-pearl, olive wood devotional objects formed the basis for the emigration explosion out of the town in the 19th and early 20th centuries when Bethlehem merchants began to sell the goods around the world. This image exists as part of the Bethlehem Crafts collection in the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by Kathy Sa'ade Kenny. The photograph is a portrait of Jose Kabande, one of Katrina Sa’ade’s brothers-in-law from her first marriage to Emilio Kabande. This image exists as part of the Kabande Family collection within the Katrina Sa'ade project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the private collection of George Harb. This photograph shows a class photo of pupils from the Frères School with their teacher, George Harb. This image is part of the George Harb Photos collection, within the George Harb project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.
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