Bridge spanning the Orontes and a large water wheel, Syria, ca. 1856-1910
Lebanon, Asia 1856-1910
9 x 26 cm.
There are hundreds of these water wheels along the river Orontes by Hamalth, these are the largest - the water is carried up in buckets [obscured] into the aqueducts. Henry Harris Jessup (1832-1910) was a missionary in Syria from 1856 to 1910, serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions and Presbyterian Mission Board . He was one of the founders of the Syrian Protestant College, later known as the American University of Beirut. Also included in the International Mission Photography Archive.
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Welch, Lottie, b. 1885 Welch, Rolland, 1884-1934
Rolland and Lottie Welch Papers
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