Damascus: Boot Makers

Date: 1892-93

During his visit to the sūq of the old town of Damascus Albert Terhune (d. 1942) mentions the street of the boot makers. See also: saddler; shoe maker; leather slipper maker.

Citation: Terhune, Albert Payson, Syria from the Saddle: A Description of the Holy Land today, as seen through a young man’s Eyes (New York: Silver, Burdett and Co., 1896),  p. 45.