Comparative Views

Santa Claus surrounded by children as he arrives by donkey to the Swiss Club in Cairo, Egypt, in the mid 1990s. Santa riding a camel somewhere on the Arabian peninsula in the 1970s. Phot. (L) Norbert Schiller, (R) Norbert Schiller Collection

 

Workers cleaning up after the Sphinx underwent restoration. Circa 21 May 1998. An image of the Sphinx nearly 100 years earlier partially buried in sand. Circa 1890s. Phot. (L) Norbert Schiller. (R) Norbert Schiller Collection, Gabriel Legekian

 

The Aleppo covered Souk before it was destroyed. Circa June 2004. The same Aleppo Souk in the 1930s. Phot. (L) Norbert Schiller, (R) Norbert Schiller Collection, Photo Sport.

 

The USS George Washington (CVN-73) transiting the Suez Canal en route to the Persian Gulf. Circa August 1994. The British HMS Crocodile military transport ship transiting the Suez Canal en route to India. Circa 1880s. Phot. (L) Norbert Schiller, (R) Norbert Schiller Collection, Zangaki Bros.

 

Jaffa Gate leading to the old city in Jerusalem. Circa August 2017. Bustling crowds outside Jaffa Gate. Circa 1880s. Phot. (L) Joseph Malikian, (R) Joseph Malikian Collection, Bonfils

 

The restored Roman Catholic Church of the Transfiguration atop Mount Tabor near Nazareth. Circa April 2016. A monk walks through ruins of an ancient church in the same location. Circa 1880s. Phot. (L) Norbert Schiller. (R) Norbert Schiller Collection, Bonfils

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