People and places in the Middle East

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Groups include: 3 children on donkey, Egypt; school children with teacher on steps of mosque in Cairo, Egypt; a harem cart with women and children outside the Mosque of Sultan Hasan, Cairo, Egypt; school children and teachers inside typical Moslem school at Esma, Egypt; men and flock of sheep by northern wall of city, Jerusalem, [Israel]; Arab dealers in old city of Jerusalem, [Israel]. People include: young Egyptian girl learning Arabic alphabet on steps of mosque; old Egyptian man spinning yarn. Places and buildings include: View from summit of Great Pyramid of Cheops, Cairo, Egypt; Bedouin market, grotto of the nativity, the bell, and street scene in Bethlehem, Palestine [Israel]; Pool of Siloam, view of Old City from the Mount of Olives, the garden of Gethsemane, tomb of Jesus Christ in Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and Chapel of Apparition, Jerusalem, [Israel]; Straight Street showing East gate and minaret, Damascus, [Syria]. Prints taken by: Donald McLeish, London; Exclusive News Agency, Roehampton; Vagn Hansen, Pictorial Press, London.

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