Port of Jaffaميناء يافا

Port of Jaffa   [59 x 158 cm]

Source of image: An Empire Marketing Board advertisement for Jaffa oranges.
Embroidery: Hadeel Abu-Rabia', Drejat, Naqab

Jaffa oranges were cultivated by Palestinian farmers from the mid-19th century, and take their name from the port city of Jaffa. Mention of Jaffa oranges being exported to Europe first appears in British consular reports in the 1850s.

Era: Ottoman Period (1516—1917)

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