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Lower Pool of Solomon--Situated near the fields where Ruth gleaned wheat left by the reapers of Boaz
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Lower Pool of Solomon--Situated near the fields where Ruth gleaned wheat left by the reapers of Boaz
Title:
Lower Pool of Solomon--Situated near the fields where Ruth gleaned wheat left by the reapers of Boaz [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.5 cm ( 10 x 6.875 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Ruth, ii:2.)--'And Ruth, the Moabitess, said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find grace. And she said unto her, Go, my daughter.' The pools of Solomon are about three miles from the town of Bethlehem and not a great distance from the fields where Ruth gleaned in the field after the reapers of Boaz. The above is called the lower pool of Solomon because it is the last of the three, the two others standing above it. Water from this pool passes to Bethlehem, and perhaps directly through the very field where Boaz met and talked so kindly to Ruth, the damsel that came back with Naomi out of the country of Moab. This reservoir of water would float one of the largest ocean steamers." See 5405BAI/LVii131CAJS (Voyager # 362319)
A rectangular, partially-filled pool of water with steps carved into one of the corners
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5213 LVi131CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries