Original Photo of Pilgrims Journeying to Mecca, circa 1921
Item Number: 14816
Unpublished original sepia toned photograph of pilgrims journeying to Mecca, circa 1921. Measures 3.5x5". The original photograph depicts the rugged and mountainous landscape outside of Mecca, where thousands of white tents form an encampment of pilgrims making their religious journey. The photo comes from the album of a British naval officer who traveled the region between 1920-1923 and witnessed these events. Photo has some age related curling and some chipping to the bottom that does not affect the image. In overall good condition.