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Leila Kattan (daughter of Margo Mubarak Kattan (nee Kattan) and the Pasha Tewfiq Mubarak Kattan) on her wedding day, Amman, Jordan, 22 April 1957 (2)

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.

The photograph captures Leila Kattan, daughter of Margo Mubarak Kattan (nee Kattan) and the Pasha Tewfiq Mubarak Kattan, on her wedding day in Amman, Jordan.
This image exists as part of the Kattan Family collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

King Hussein of Jordan, Bethlehem, Palestine, c.1952

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.

The photograph features King Hussein of Jordan, who reigned over Jordan, Bethlehem and the wider West Bank during the years 1952-1991 when Jordan had control over these areas. Victor Giries Kattan had met King Hussein as his brother-in-law the Pasha Tewfiq Mubarak Kattan was an advisor to his father King Talal.

This image exists as part of the Kattan...

Trademark registration letter from the Sudan government

Jacob Norris, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp, Natalia Garcia & Ellie Stebbing
This image is a digital reproduction of a document donated by William Victor Kattan.

The image depicts a Trademark Ordinance dated 20 January, 1932. It is a certificate of registration to Khalil and Habib Kattan.

This image exists as part of the Kattan Documents collection within the William Victor Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Jullia Kabande, Katherine, Suleiman Farhat, George Farhat, c.1923

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by Kathy Sa'ade Kenny.

This is a photograph of Katrina Sa’ade’s family in the early years of her second marriage to Suleiman Farhat. The photo features Katrina’s daughter from her first marriage to Emilio Kabande Julia (left), Katrina (centre left), Suleiman Farhat (centre right), and George Farhat (right).

This image exists as part of the Farhat Family collection within the Katrina Sa'ade...

Pasha Tewfiq Kattan attending charity event with family, Bethlehem, Palestine, c.1951 (13)

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.
The photograph captures some of the guests, including the Kattan family and members of the Church, at a charity event in Bethlehem. The event was most likely organised by Margo Mubarak Kattan's (nee Kattan) husband the Pasha Tewfiq Mubarak Kattan. Pasha Tewfiq served as a political candidate for the Jordanian government during the period of Jordanian rule over Bethlehem...

Sudanese Elite Social Club, Omdurman, Sudan, c.1941 (1)

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.

The image depicts a social club for elites in Sudanese society, possibly The Lions Club. Victor Giries Kattan is pictured third from the right in the back row, and in the front row, fourth from the right, is Judge Cotran. Cotran was a Palestinian judge who was transferred from Palestine Service to Sudan as a judge, and thus was...

Printed trademark of man with sword for Khalil and Habib

Jacob Norris, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp, Natalia Garcia & Ellie Stebbing
This image is a digital reproduction of a document donated by William Victor Kattan.

The image depicts a printed illustration of a man on a horse with English printed below. This is part of a series of trademark logos proposed for the Kattan businesses in Sudan, Egypt and Europe in the 1920s and 30s.
This image exists as part of the Kattan Documents collection within the William Victor Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Family correspondance, 1920 (5)

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp, Jacob Norris & William Kattan
This image is a digital reproduction of a handwritten letter and accompanying translation donated by William Kattan. The letter was sent from Josephine Barbagallo (nee Kattan). This image exists as part of the Kattan Family Letters collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Social gathering, Sudan, c.1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.
The image depicts a social gathering in Sudan in the first half of the 20th century.
This image exists as part of the Kattan Family collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Portrait of Marguerite Kattan on her wedding day, Bethlehem, Palestine, 1936

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.
The photograph is a portrait of Victor Giries Kattan's wife Marguerite Kattan (nee Mattia Kattan) on their wedding day.
This image exists as part of the Kattan Family collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Partnership agreement between Hanna, Nakhleh and Victor, 1956

Jacob Norris, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Bea Brown
These images are a digital reproduction of a document donated by William Victor Kattan and its typed Arabic transcription.

The document is a partnership agreement between Hanna Kattan, Nakhleh Kattan, and Victor Kattan, written in Arabic in 1956. A typed Arabic transcription of the document is also included.
These images exists as part of the Kattan Documents collection within the William Victor Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Habib Giries Kattan, Manchester, UK, July 1956

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp, Jacob Norris & William Kattan
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.

The photograph features Habib Giries Kattan possibly in Manchester UK after he and his wife Nelly moved there early in the first quarter of the 20th century to open an office to export fabric from Africa. After the Second World War, Habib sold his business to the British government as they were looking to modernise fabric production.

This image...

Portrait of Marguerite Kattan (nee Mattia Kattan), c.1956

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a colour photograph donated by William Kattan.
The image is a portrait of Victor Giries Kattan's wife Marguerite Kattan (nee Mattia Kattan) posing in a living room.
This image exists as part of the Kattan Family Photos collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Jiryes Suleiman Farhat, c.1930

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by Kathy Sa'ade Kenny.

This photograph is a portrait of Katrina Sa’ade’s father-in-law Jiryes Suleiman Farhat, the father of her second husband Suleiman Farhat, c. 1930s, in Ramallah, Palestine.

This image exists as part of the Farhat Family collection within the Katrina Sa'ade project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Victor Giries Kattan and Marguerite Kattan on holiday in Venice, Italy, c.1949 (1)

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.

The photograph features Victor Giries Kattan (right) and his wife Marguerite Kattan (nee Mattia Kattan) (left) in front of St. Marks Basilica in St. Marks Square, Venice, surrounded by pigeons.

This image exists as part of the Kattan Family collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

"Ruth" story. Bethlehem woman "Ruth" as Bethlehemitess, c.1940-1946

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held within the Library of Congress.
This image exists as part of a series intended to depict the old testament book of Ruth. The woman pictured is wearing the traditional Bethlehem bridal dress (malak) with embroidered chest panel. Over the dress she is wearing the distinctive short jacket (taqsireh) unique to Bethlehem. She also wears a traditional headdress local to the Bethlehem region, known as the 'shatweh'. This...

Edward playing the piano with Marguerite Kattan, Khartoum, Sudan, c.1954

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.

The photograph captures members of Victor Giries Kattan's family, his son Edward is pictured wearing sunglasses playing the piano and Victor's wife Marguerite is captured behind him readjusting his sunglasses.

This image exists as part of the Kattan Family Photos collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Italians in Sudan, c.1944

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.
The photograph most likely features Mario Barbagallo, son of Josephine Barbagallo's (nee Kattan) in the centre right with fellow Italians.
This image exists as part of the Kattan Family Photos collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Emilio Kabande and Katrina Sa'ade on their wedding day, Mexico, 1914

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by Kathy Sa'ade Kenny.

The photograph features Emilio Kabande and Katrina Sa’ade (Kabande) on their wedding day in 1914, Mexico.

This image exists as part of the Kabande Family collection within the Katrina Sa'ade project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Khalil Giries Kattan and his daughter Jeanette on her wedding day, Chile, c.1945

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.
The photograph is a portrait of Khalil Giries Kattan and his daughter Jeanette on her wedding day.
This image exists as part of the Kattan Family Photos collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Marguerite Kattan, on holiday, c.1952 (3)

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.

The photograph captures Victor Giries Kattan's wife Marguerite Kattan (nee Mattia Kattan) on a boat whilst on holiday.

This image exists as part of the Kattan Family collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

William Kattan, Bethlehem, Palestine, c.1953

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.

The image is a portrait of Victor Giries Kattan's son William Kattan, the owner of this collection. The photo was most likely taken as part of William's First Communion at the Catholic Church in Bethlehem.

This image exists as part of the Kattan Family Photos collection within the William Kattan project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

George Harb and friends posing in front of a car, 1954

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour & Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the private collection of George Harb.
This is a photograph of George Harb (second from right) posing in front of a car with friends in November 1954.
This image is part of the George Harb Photos collection, within the George Harb project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

Sudanese Elite Social Club, Omdurman, Sudan, c.1930 (4)

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.

The image depicts a social club for elites in Sudanese society, possibly The Lions Club or the Sudanese Chamber of Commerce, gathering in Omdurman. British Officials in the front row could be the governor general, alongside Sudanese people who were merchants and members of leading Sudanese families, and leading figures from the Syrian community in Sudan.

This image exists...

Pasha Tewfiq Kattan attending a charity event with family, Bethlehem, Palestine, c.1951 (1)

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Holly Stepp & Jacob Norris
This image is a digital reproduction of a black and white photograph donated by William Kattan.
The photograph captures some of the Kattan family at a charity event in Bethlehem. The man in the centre of the image is Margo Mubarak Kattan's (nee Kattan) husband the Pasha Tewfiq Mubarak Kattan, who was a political candidate for the Jordanian government during the period of Jordanian rule over Bethlehem and the wider West Bank. To his right...

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