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Nuns from Bengasi repairing Italian flag on the "PISA" (LOC)

Bain News Service,, publisher.


Nuns from Bengasi repairing Italian flag on the "PISA"


[1911 or 1912]


1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.



Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.

Photo shows nuns from Benghazi, Libya mending flag on the Italian ship Pisa during the Turco-Italian War (Italo-Turkish War) which took place between September 1911 and October 1912. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).


Format: Glass negatives.


Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.


Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print


General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain


Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.10024


Call Number: LC-B2- 2343-1


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Taken circa 1910