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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 198. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 3, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/254.

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Title Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Wilson, Charles William, Sir
Publisher D. Appleton and Company
Date 1883
Description Index: Phoenicia and Lebanon / by the Rev. H. W. Jessup -- The Phoenician plain / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- Acre, the key of Palestine, Mount Carmel and the river Kishon, Maritime cities and plains of Palestine / by Miss M. E. Rogers -- Lydda and Ramleh, Philistia / By Lt. Col. Warren -- The south country of Judaea / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- The southern borderland and Dead Sea / by Professor Palmer -- Mount Hor and the cliffs of Edom, The convent of St. Catherine / by Miss M. E. Rogers -- Sinai / by the Rev. C. P. Clarke -- The land of Goshen, Cairo, Memphis, Thebes, Edfu and Philae / by S. Lane-Poole.
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  • Egypt
  • Palestine
  • Sinai Peninsula
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  • plates (illustrations)
  • maps (documents)
Language English
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Original Item Location DS107 .W73 v.2
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Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
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Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
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Transcript PICTUR PALESTINE. >ns the most noteworthy was the i the Prince of Wales. Hk Royal ipanied by the late I tean Stanley, who thus describes the event fort our arrival at Hebron, the- Governor had m jiaration eriment Accordingly, as the pr aid through the narrow valley by which the town of Hebron is approached (see page 192), the whole road on than a mile, was lined with soldiers. I he native population, which usually on tl imed out to meel him, was invisible, it maybe from compul >i"n, it m.! pom silent ind; -n. We at length reached the green sward in front town, i >6). Th raya Pasha n us. h hat lb hould be accompanied b) the two members of die party who h attention t<> Biblical pursui as to make it evident that not one of mere curiosity, but had also a distinct scientific purpose. It was, how- eded by the (lovernor that the whole of the suite should be include the Prin mained behind. We started on foot, n tu<> file bj the ancient pool of I lebnui <s«-e page 196 in t«»wn. still lined with soldiers. Hardly a face w 1 h; only h olitary guard, stationed a; ant window,o flatro identlyi the party from any chants It was, in t omplete militar) occupation of the town* At length we i I the : the in wall oi e, the point at which enquirin iters, »n to have been checked in their approach t<> this, the m ill the I loly Places in the I loly band. 1 p • 1 of the exterior ai hand on the polished surface wall, amply justifying josephus' the marble like appearan nes which compose it we rapidly mounted. At the head of the si which, by its long on the uppermost sloj the hill and the level where, if anywhei would be found, a short turn at once brought us within the pt< and r< S for ti time the wail fro© the A later wall of Mohammedan times has been built on the top of the Jewisl sure, n from the inside, I above the platform* MHere we w< ed with much ceremony bj r six i iponding to t»s cathedral The) were the representat "crc the mosque. COUIl into the mosqi* • ■ Ihe whole building occupies about one third yA the platform. 1 now 1 ribc tin i ^i the Patriarch l'iat like all t in Mohammedan m< ami indeed life rt tombs in christian chin , be the actual pfa ilture, but auments cenotaphs in honour ^a the dead who Ii ith. Each is ®ed within r«ltr