Fares A. Ferzan Models Syrian Costume with Sword, Dagger, and Rifle

ID: SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-4069]

Creator: Smillie, T. W (Thomas William) 1843-1917

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1887

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-007, Box 017, Image No. MNH-4069

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Subject

  • Ferzan, Fares A
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum Department of Anthropology

Notes

Fares A. Ferzan, of Mount Lebanon, Syria, was a shopkeeper in Atlantic City who traveled to several expositions in the 1880s where he demonstrated fine silk weaving techniques. He sold a coat to the Smithsonian Institution in 1887 (see MNH-4070 and MNH-4070 and MNH-4071).

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-007, Box 017, Image No. MNH-4069

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1887
  • May 23, 1887

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

Clothing and dress

Place

Syria

Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-4069]

Physical description

10 x 8;

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