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View of Bethlehem
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Bain, Robert E. M
View of Bethlehem [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: W.A. Hammond, Holborn Hall, E.C.
St. Louis, 1894.
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.3 x 17.7 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Matthew, ii: 1.)--Six miles south of Jerusalem is Bethlehem. When Jesus was born here, in the days of Herod the king, it was only a village. Its history dates back to the time of Jacob, who buried his wife Rachel near this place. Bethlehem was the home of Boaz, who married Ruth, and whose son was Obed, and whose grandson was Jesse, the father of David. Here David tended his father's sheep, and here he was anointed by Samuel as King of Israel and Judah.--I. Samuel, xvi: 11-13. From this place went up the triumphal song, 'Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.' There are some 6,000 people here now, and they make their living by carving scenes in the life of our Savior out of mother-of-pearl, and by pressing flowers, which they sell to tourists." See 5098BAI/LVi16CAJS (Voyager # 356592)
Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity
Scanning Notes:
Church Of The Nativity (Bethlehem)
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5290 LVii16CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
West Bank

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Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: View of Bethlehem