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Jacob's Well, Where Jesus talked with the Woman of Samaria
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Bain, Robert E. M
Jacob's Well, Where Jesus talked with the Woman of Samaria [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 17.6 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(John, iv:6.)--There has never been the slightest doubt in the minds of all the authorities as to the identity of Jacob's Well. Looking upon this picture we may know that we are looking at the representation of a spot where the Lord Jesus actually sat. Here he conversed with the woman of Samaria while the disciples were gone into the neighboring city to buy meat. The broken columns you see are parts of an old church probably built here in the time of the Crusaders. This is the parcel of ground which Jacob purchased and gave to his son Joseph. The well is now seventy-five feet six inches deep, and seven feet six inches in breadth. The diameter of the opening is seventeen and a half feet. Here Christ gave to the world that marvelous lesson that God was a spirit and sought such to worship him as worshiped him in spirit and in truth." Some print is visible at lower left of the photograph. See 5427BAI/LVii153CAJS (Voyager # 362456)
A man sits outside of a cave which is flanked by two broken columns
Scanning Notes:
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5235 LVi153CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
West Bank
Jacob's Well

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Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Jacob's Well, Where Jesus talked with the Woman of Samaria