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Image of The Water Carriers

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Pascal Sébah
Turkish (1823 - 1886) Primary



The Water Carriers

Mid 19th century - Late 19th century
Albumen print

Image
10 1/8 in. x 7 3/4 in. (25.72 cm x 19.69 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2010.30.506
Geography: Africa, Egypt, Cairo
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Photographs
Culture/Nationality: Turkish

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  • collecting - Gathering things in order to retain them.
  • Egyptian - Refers broadly to the culture and styles associated with the territory surrounding the Nile river in northeast Africa, particularly the area of the modern nation of Egypt and dating to after the ancient periods.
  • water - A liquid made up of molecules of hydrogen and oxygen (HO2). When pure, it is colorless, tasteless, and odorless. It exists in gaseous, liquid, and solid forms; it is liquid at room temperature. It is the liquid of which seas, lakes, and rivers are composed, and which falls as rain. Water is one of the most plentiful and essential of compounds. It is vital to life, participating in virtually every process that occurs in plants and animals. One of its most important properties is its ability to dissolve many other substances. The versatility of water as a solvent is essential to living organisms. The term "water" is typically used to refer to the liquid form of this compound; for the solid or gaseous forms, use "ice" or "water vapor."

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Dimensions
  • Image Dimensions: 10 1/8 x 7 3/4 in. (25.718 x 19.685 cm)

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