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Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Arbeely, Najeeb -1904  Search this
Arbeely, Habeeb  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
8 x 10;
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
United States
Syria
Arab countries
Date:
1880
1880s
Notes:
The Arbeely family are thought to be the first Syrian immigrant family in the United States. They travelled extensively across the U.S. reenacting scenes from their homeland while dressed in native costume.
Summary:
Brothers Nageeb Arbeely and Hageeb Arbeely in Bedouin costumes smoking hookah.
Cite as:
SIA Acc. 11-007, Box 011 - United States National Museum. Division of Graphic Arts, Photographic Collection, 1860-1960, Smithsonian Institution Archives
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Ethnic costume  Search this
Performances  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-2711]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
Public Domain
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_388217