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Falls of the Abana, Damascus
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Falls of the Abana, Damascus
Falls of the Abana, Damascus [Graphic]
St. Louis, 1894.
Bain, Robert E. M
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 18 cm ( 10 x 7.125 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Acts, xxvi:20.)--What a refreshing and lovely picture! So thought the writer. The soft, invigorating air was coming in gentle breezes from the top of the Lebanon mountains, lifting their snow-covered heads to the clouds in full view. The birds were singing in the groves of black walnut and poplar, which thickly shaded the ground on the right and on the left, while over the rock the clear, sparkling waters of the River of Damascus fell in spray to gladden the hearts of the flowers which grew in profuse abundance at the bottom of the falls. In that country, where the sun shines so hot, and where water is so rare, the waterfall represented by the picture is a perpetual benediction." Copyright year and photographer's name are printed at the bottom of the photograph, along with "Franklin Co Eng-Chi." "Vol.2" and "G" are printed beneath the text
Waterfall and surrounding lush vegetation
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5547 LVii273CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries