Bridge spanning the Orontes and a large water wheel, Syria, ca. 1856-1910

Published/Created:
Lebanon, Asia
1856-1910
Physical Description:
9 x 26 cm.
Notes:
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.
Topics:
Bridges
Accession Number:
IMP-YDS-RG117-010-0054-0006
Genre:
exterior views (AAT)
photographs (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Creator:
Welch, Lottie, b. 1885
Welch, Rolland, 1884-1934
Source Title:
Rolland and Lottie Welch Papers
Source Created:
1900-1970
Call Number:
RG 117
Box:
10
Folder:
54
Yale Collection:
Divinity Library
Digital Collection:
Divinity Library Photographs
OID:
11478645
PID:
digcoll:1016748