Islam and the Muslim World: An Interesting Collection of Prints, Photographs and Images at the US Library of Congress

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I. THE ROTUNDA: GREAT CONTRIBUTIONS TO CIVILIZATION

A photo of the dome of rotunda at the USA Library of Congress. The mural acknowledes countries which have contributed to the development of civilization including. Judea for religion, Greece for philosophy, Rome for administration and Islam for physics. Created by artist Blashfield, Edwin Howland Blashfield (1848-1936) between 1896 and 1900?. Credit: Library of Conbgress. A photo of the dome of rotunda at the USA Library of Congress. The mural acknowledges countries which have contributed to the development of civilization including, Judea for religion, Greece for philosophy, Rome for administration and Islam for physics. Created by artist Blashfield, Edwin Howland Blashfield (1848-1936) between 1896 and 1900?. Credit: Library of Congress.

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II. PRINTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS

His Highness the Aga Khan

A portrait of the 48th Ismaili Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan. Credit: Library of Congress. A portrait of the 48th Ismaili Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan. Credit: Library of Congress.

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Kedive of Egypt

 H.H. Hadji Abbas Helmi II. Kedive of Egypt at Madina surrounded by a band, group of men with rifles and railroad train. Lithograph, color print created approximately in 1910.  Credit:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA . H.H. Hadji Abbas Helmi II. Kedive of Egypt at Madina surrounded by a band, group of men with rifles and railroad train. Lithograph, color print created approximately in 1910. Credit: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA .

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British Propaganda

British propaganda poster intended for Chinese Muslim audience. Poster showis portrait of Imperial Governor Schnee, copy of a letter by him, in German, directing the suppression of Islam in Africa, and two photographs of Fort Mosi (Moshi, Tanzania?) where the letter was found by the British. The Chinese text of the poster explains the anti-Islamic activities of the Germans. Date created: 1918. Credit/Repository: Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA British propaganda poster intended for Chinese Muslim audience. Poster shows portrait of Imperial…

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