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Jaffa, from Hotel Window--To Jaffa was brought cedar trees from Lebanon for the rebuilding of the temple in Jerusalem, under Zerubabel
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Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Title:
Jaffa, from Hotel Window--To Jaffa was brought cedar trees from Lebanon for the rebuilding of the temple in Jerusalem, under Zerubabel [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.
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.6 cm ( 10 x 6.875 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Ezra, iii:7.)--'They gave money also unto the masons, and to the carpenters; and meat, and drink, and oil, unto them of Zidon, and to them of Tyre, to bring cedar trees from Lebanon to the sea of Joppa, according to the grant that they had of Cyrus, king of Persia.' When Solomon originally built the temple, he had the assistance of Hiram, king of Tyre, who sent cedar from Lebanon by way of Joppa (Jaffa) to Jerusalem. So we find that when Zerubabel undertook the rebuilding of the temple, he had a grant from Cyrus, king of Persia, to bring cedar trees from Lebanon by way of Joppa to Jerusalem. We give an illustration of Jaffa from the hotel window. This city has a remarkable history. At different times it has been pagan, Jew, Moslem, Arab, Mameluke, and Christian. There are beautiful gardens about this old city filled with towering palms, and orange and lemon trees." See 5168BAI/LVi86CAJS (Voyager # 358394)
View of a building and its garden
Scanning Notes:
1
Classification ID:
5360BAI/LVii86CAJS
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5360 LVii86CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
Israel
Jaffa (Tel Aviv, Israel)

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Title: Jaffa, from Hotel Window--To Jaffa was brought cedar trees from Lebanon for the rebuilding of the temple in Jerusalem, under Zerubabel