Hims (Homs): Dyers

Date: 1905

Photograph taken by Gertrude Bell in 1905 shows a dyer’s workshop at the entrance of the market (sūq). Batches of dyed thread can be seen hanging from the front of the roof of the building.

Citation: Gertrude Bell Archive. Photograph: B_131 (“Bazaar with dyer’s shop and minaret in background”):


(last consulted: 11 January 2017).