African Postcard Collection

 

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Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Alsation Photomechanical Arts Company in Paris, France.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1958-06-27

Sender

Unknown [Tunisia]

Recipient

Unknown

Excerpt from Message

June 27, 1958 Ancient cisterns under this court yard are still used. But the women fetching water from them carry it in Kerosene cans equipped with stout wooden handles. They pull the water up in a bucket. Ropes have worn deep wedges in the marble headings. (800-900) N.E. Tunisia [Aghlalite Dynasty] a holy city of the Muslims - Capital of the

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

French

Location

Tunisia–Kairouan Province–al-Qayrawān

Publisher

Alsation Photomechanical Arts Company

Publisher Series

17 LL

Printing Process

RealPhoto

Date Issued

1916-1969

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

African Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Tunisia-01

Date Digitized

2014-04-10

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\SDCW Postcard Collection\Africa\Tunisia-01A

Image File Size

320 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Qayrawān (Tunisia), Mosques, Courtyards, Colonnades

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