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Garden of Gethsemane amd Mount of Olives from the eastern wall--Jerusalem, Palestine
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110126e1899 xx nnn i|eng u
__|a  (CAJSImage)[system control number to record digital location]
__|a  563UND/BB17
2_|a  Underwood & Underwood |4  Photographer
00|a  Garden of Gethsemane amd Mount of Olives from the eastern wall--Jerusalem, Palestine |h  [Graphic]
1_|a  Palestine Through the Stereoscope
__|c  1899.
__|a  1 stereoscopic card : |b  albumen ; |c  15.4 x 8.1 cm ( 6 x 3.25 in).
__|a  Stereoscopic cards were originally housed in a box which looks like two books; the box is labeled "Palestine Through the Stereoscope" and each of the "books" is marked either "Volume I" or "Volume II" and "Underwood & Underwood"; the card is numbered at the top and bottom with its location (17) in the box and with the photographic number (3096) ; the publisher's name and locations (New York, London, Toronto-Canada, and Ottawa-Kansas) are listed on the left side of the card; "Works and Studios" for "Sun Sculpture" is listed on the right end of the card with their locations (Arlington and Westwood, New Jersey); the title and copyright date (1899) are printed at the bottom of the card; see 522UND/BA12 (Voyager # 326044)
__|a  The Mount of Olives with the Garden of Gethsemane and the Church of Mary Magdalene.
__|a  1
__|a  Printed : "Position 26--Uniform S.S. lessons--July 9, 1911 [new paragraph] We are standing by the eastern wall of the hill-top city and looking east across the valley to another hill--one of the hills most famous on all this great, round earth--the Mount of Olives. That road at the left is the highway to Jericho--the very road the Master brought to His listeners' minds when He told the quibbling questioner that immortal story about the neighborly relationship of one man to another (Luke x.30). Tradition says it is the way taken by David centuries farther back when he retreated from Jerusalem (II Samuel xv.23). The two roads farther to the right both go to Bethany, where Lazarus and his sisters lived. Many a time Jesus walked over those very paths. The lower road, farthest to the right, may be one over which He rode only five days before the crucifixion (Matt. xxi.1-12). The summit of the hill is believed to have been the place of his Ascension (Luke xxiv. 50-51). Beyond the Mount of Olives, far away at the east, lie the lands of the Assyrian and Persian kings (the home of the Wise Men) and the vast region of central Asia. Behind us are the mountains, and then the blue stretches of the Mediterranean, and, beyond that, the western world, where His word and work took root and changed the whole course of civilization. [new paragraph] But look down now, straight ahead, to that walled space, planted with olives and tall, dark cypress trees, the Garden of Gethsemane. In that very spot the Master went to pray, after the Last Supper. There He was seized by the Roman soldiers. [new paragraph] (See Hurlbut's Traveling in the Holy Land through the Stereoscope, also Forbush's Travel Lessons on the Life of Jesus and Travel Lessons on the Old Testament, published by Underwood & Underwood.) [new paragraph] From Notes of Travel, No. 31. Copyright, 1905, by Underwood & Underwood." The title is printed in six languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, and Greek.
__|a  Good
__|a  From Lazard's notecards: "identique a 522UND/BA12"
__|a  [scanning note]
_4|a  Church of Mary Magdalene
_0|a  Israel
_0|a  Jerusalem
_0|a  Mount of Olives (Jerusalem)
_0|a  Garden of Gethsemane (Jerusalem)
__|4  Provenance |g  [Sotheby's] |d  [1981/03/27]
2_|a  Underwood & Underwood |4  Publisher
2_|a  Holy Land Image Collection
2_|a  Lenkin Photo Image Collection
0_|t  CAJS Image Collection |g  BB |l  UND |m  563 |n  BB17
0_|t  The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

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Category: Church Of Mary Magdalene
Year: 1899
Creator: Underwood & Underwood
Physical description: stereoscopic card
Title: Garden of Gethsemane amd Mount of Olives from the eastern wall--Jerusalem, Palestine