Postcard Depicting Bobker’s Twelve Sons of the Desert Performers

Title

Postcard Depicting Bobker’s Twelve Sons of the Desert Performers

Description

A blank postcard of “Bobker’s Twelve Sons of the Desert in a Novelty Act.” This is an example from 1912 of an Arab troupe of entertainers not run by Arabs. The child is George Hamid with his cousins
George founded the circus as seen in the Wirth and Hamid talent catalogue.

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Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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The donor retains full ownership of any copyright and rights currently controlled. Nonexclusive right to authorize uses of these materials for non-commercial research, scholarly, or other educational purposes are granted to Khayrallah Center pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. Usage of the materials for these purposes must be fully credited with the source. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials.

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Image/pdf

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Image

Identifier

LJacobs007

Files

https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/KC0059/LJacobs007.pdf

Citation

“Postcard Depicting Bobker’s Twelve Sons of the Desert Performers,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed March 4, 2024, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/79581.