Photograph of a shepherd looking at the viewer, Palestine.

[between 1930 and 1939?]
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The James Gardiner Collection.
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Photograph of a shepherd looking at the viewer, Palestine. In copyright. Source: Wellcome Collection.

About this work

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Previous title, replaced July 2023: A Palestinian shepherd. Process print, 193-..


Photograph of a man with shoulder length hair and a moustache, printed in black and white, wearing a white keffiyeh, robe and a bag on a chest harness. He has an intense expression on his face. Lettering on the postcard identifies him as a shepherd.


[Cairo?] : L. & L. C. [Lehnert & Landrock?], [between 1930 and 1939?]

Physical description

1 print : process print ; 13.9 x 8.9 cm


Shepherd. No 3050. Palästina-Hirte


The following description was provided by James Gardiner: "One of a large series of photographs published in several different formats, both printed and photographic, over a long period of time by the company of Landrock and Lehnert, Tunisia, founded by German/Swiss nationals Rudolf Lehnert (1878-1948) and Ernst Landrock (1878-1974). Many of the photographs portray young subjects, both male and female in a variety of suggestive, though never revealing poses."
This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer.


Wellcome Collection 2045972i



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