Glass Slide of Arab Family on Donkey Cart

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A glass slide of a family in Arabic dress on a donkey cart in Beirut, Lebanon.., arabic dress. The photograph was taken by French photographer Felix Bonfils. When Bonfils and his family moved to Beirut in 1867, they opened a photographic studio called "Maison Bonfils."

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Félix Adrien Bonfils (1831–1885) [1867..1885].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Hardin-Simmons Glass Lantern Slide Collection and was provided by the Hardin-Simmons University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 134 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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A glass slide of a family in Arabic dress on a donkey cart in Beirut, Lebanon.., arabic dress. The photograph was taken by French photographer Felix Bonfils. When Bonfils and his family moved to Beirut in 1867, they opened a photographic studio called "Maison Bonfils."

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Hardin-Simmons Glass Lantern Slide Collection

Scans of glass slides dating from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Included are scenes from around the world, with emphasis on Palestine, the Mediterranean region, and Europe.

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Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

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  • [1867..1885]

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  • April 26, 2020, 4:31 p.m.

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  • Sept. 22, 2020, 3:39 p.m.

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Félix Adrien Bonfils (1831–1885). Glass Slide of Arab Family on Donkey Cart, photograph, [1867..1885]; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1241197/: accessed February 1, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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