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Bethany [Graphic]
St. Louis, 1894.
Bain, Robert E. M
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 18 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Mark, xiv: 3.)--There is no village in the world outside of Bethlehem, where our Savior was born, more attractive than the village of Bethany, where He so often sojourned with His friends, Lazarus and Mary and Martha. Here Jesus came to rest after the toil and conflicts of the day in Jerusalem. Here He found friends who understood Him and sympathized with Him; and His connection with this little village has endeared it to the hearts of the human race. Here took place the incident of the woman having the alabaster box of ointment, giving rise to an immortal lesson. There is nothing in its present appearance to win consideration for it. Because it was so often the home and resting-place of the Lord Jesus Christ is it so much loved and so often visited to-day. It is two miles from Jerusalem and on the road to Jericho." Copyright year and photographer's name are printed at the bottom of the photograph, along with "Franklin Co Eng-Chi."
View of the village looking up the hill from a grove of trees
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5488 LVii214CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries