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  • Description

    Boats moored at edge of lake, one boat has a sail up. Road at r.. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1935 (29th March)
  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 11.85 centimetres
    • Width: 18.4 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Content

        Album title: "TRANSJORDAN PALESTINE, SYRIA, TURKEY, HUNGARY 1935 MARY S. R. SINCLAIR" [embossed gilt on album cover]. Original description: "Merkubs on Sea of Galilee near Tiberius. 7.15am. 29-III-35." [manuscript note on print border].
  • Curator's comments

    Cataloguer's comment: Album contains 78 photographs. Main themes of album: Travel through Jordan, Palestine, Syria, Israel, the Lebanon, Turkey and Hungary, including views of settlements and archaeological sites. Albums Af,A8 to Af,A28 and Af,A30 to Af,A33 belong to the same series. Circumstances: [SIN-] PIC DOC 08.


  • Condition

    Album bound in full leather. Good condition.

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  • Acquisition notes

    Copyright: British Museum (?).

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

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