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Tiberias, on the Sea of Galilee
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Tiberias, on the Sea of Galilee
Tiberias, on the Sea of Galilee [Graphic]
St. Louis, 1894.
Bain, Robert E. M
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.8 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(John, vi:23.)--'Howbeit there came other boats from Tiberias nigh unto the place where they did eat bread, after the Lord had given thanks.' Before us is a picture of this same Tiberias as it appears to-day. We see the little boats out on the sea doubtless like those used in the time of our Lord. We see the fishermen's nets drying. We see the cactus and the palm trees, and the scattering fig and olive trees. We have in this picture all the things well nigh representative of Tiberias as it is to-day--sea, boats, nets, ruins, palm tree, fig tree, olive tree and one new building. Once the magnificent expression of Roman power and Roman taste in architecture, Tiberias is now the broken and desolate home of about four thousand Jews, who themselves seem also to be desolate and without heart." See 5421BAI/LVii147CAJS (Voyager # 362434)
View of a building in Tiberias and the shores of the Sea of Galilee
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5229 LVi147CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries