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Groupe de Bedouines Syriennes (Group of Bedouin Women)

By: Maureen Callahan

Cross-posted to the International Council on Archives’ “Young Professionals, New Archivists” blog. This image, produced at some point between 1876 and 1885, was the work of Maison Bonfils, a photography studio in Beirut. A studio image, obviously staged, this photograph shows a group of Bedouin women from Syria. Bonfils is credited with introducing the genre […]

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