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Exterior of the Tower of David
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Bain, Robert E. M
Exterior of the Tower of David [Graphic]
Translated Title:
Earthly Footsteps of The Man of Galilee Being Three Hundred and Eighty-Four Original Photographic Views and Descriptions of the Places Connected with the Earthly Life of Our Lord and His Apostles Traced with Note Book and Camera showing where Christ was born, brought up, baptized, tempted, transfigured and crucified, together with the scenes of his prayers, tears, miracles and sermons, and also places made sacred by the labors of his apostles, from Jerusalem to Rome by Bishop John H. Vincent, D.D., LL.D., Rev. James W. Lee, D.D., and R.E.M. Bain. London: A.M. Gardner & Co., Limited.
St. Louis, 1894.
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.7 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(II. Samuel, v:9.)--'So David dwelt in the fort, and called it the City of David. And David built round about from Millo and inward.' The Tower of David stands in that part of Jerusalem which he first captured, and where he lived. The present building we see is called the Hippicus of Herod, which was spared by Titus, as Josephus asserts, in order to remain as a perpetual testimony of the difficulties which the Roman conquerers overcame. It was erected by Herod and named in honor of his friend Hippicus. The present entrance is on the west side. The royal castle and palace of Herod was connected with this and other towers. The whole was very strongly fortified and fitted up with great splendor. Josephus speaks of its magnificent halls, gardens, and sculptures. Nothing is left but the base of the tower we see." See 5412BAI/LVii138CAJS (Voyager # 362345)
Several people are walking on the road outside of the Tower of David
Scanning Notes:
Tower Of David
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5220 LVi138CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
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Category: Hippicus
Category: Tower Of David
Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Exterior of the Tower of David