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Slide set: [Petra, Palmyra and Baalbek] (lecture: privately made, 31 slides, n.d.)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Petra
Slide 1


no image available
Slide 2
Local Map of Petra District
Slide 3
Petra Basin from the air
Slide 4
Cube Tombs, on right hand side of W. Musa
Slide 5
The Pyramid Tomb
Slide 6
Tunnel
Slide 7
Es Sik
Slide 8
The Khusnah (El Khusnee) or Pharaoh's Treasury
Slide 9
The Three Storied Tomb, or Temple
Slide 10
Bedouin family at Petra
Slide 11
The Altar
Slide 12
The Statue Tomb
Slide 13
The Latin Tomb
Slide 14
Ed Deir (monastery) Temple
Slide 15
The Urn
Slide 16
El Habis
Slide 17
Gateway to El Biyara
Slide 18
Chimney to El Biyara
Slide 19
Staircase up Jebel En Mer
Slide 20
Cave on Jebel En Mer
Palmyra
Slide A
Old sketch print of Palmyra, AD 1691
Slide B
Old sketch print of Palmyra, AD 1691
Slide 1
Western Approach to Palmyra
Slide 2
General View of Palmyra
Slide 3
Entrance to the Temple
Slide 4
Outside view of Temple
Slide 5
Inside the Temple
Slide 6
View of the Street of Columns
Slide 7
View of the Street of Columns
Slide 8
View of the Street of Columns
Slide 9
View of the Street of Columns
Baalbek
Slide 1
Model of Temple Buildings
Slide 2
Baalbek. Right hand corner of propylea adjoining entrance to hexagonal court
Slide 3
Baalbek. Looking up Temple from hexagonal Court
Slide 4
Baalbek. Northern wall of Great Court
Slide 5
Baalbek. Great Altar of Sacrifice
Slide 6
Baalbek. Six pillars of the Temple of Jupiter
Slide 7
Baalbek. Near view of the sculpture crowning the pillars of Jupiter's Temple
Slide 8
Baalbek. The Great Stone hewn in Baalbec quarries ready for inclusion in the Temple buildings
Slide 9
Baalbek. Byzantine sculpture on Bath in West Court of the Great Altar of Sacrifice
Slide 10
Baalbek. View interior of Temple of Bacchus
Slide 11
Baalbek. Corner of Temple of Bacchus
Slide 12
Baalbek. Corner of Bacchus' Temple from above showing roof of terrace
Main type of image
photograph
Main usage of set
lecture
Date of first manufacture
unknown
People involved in slide production

PARKER, Major G.H., F.R.G.S., M.C.  (1883- after 1957) – photographer, all 43 slides

Notes

The slide titles and order are taken from Parker's handwritten lecture notes, also in the collection of the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon. Eleven of the slides (numbers 2-12 as listed here) of the 'Baalbek' section are also used in Parker's lecture set From Baghdad to Palestine (Lucerna ID 3009458), and carry numbers 74-84 corresponding to their positions in that set.

Collections

42 slides in Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon, item 2017.60.12

Lucerna ID  3009460

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 26 October 2017

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