The first ever photograph taken of Bitlis - so far as we know
Vilayet of Bitlis/Paghesh
This photograph was given to Charlotte and Mary Ely by an Englishman.
"The first taken [of Bitlis] so far as we know," they wrote.
(Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections)
circa mid-19th century
Houshamadyan - http://www.houshamadyan.org
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