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Nablous--Where Jacob hid the earrings
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Bain, Robert E. M
Nablous--Where Jacob hid the earrings [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 ; 25.4 x 18.1 cm ( 10 x 7.125 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Genesis, xxxv:4.)--"And they gave unto Jacob all the strange gods which were in their hand and all their earrings which were in their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.' Nablous is the modern name of Shechem. It is now a thrifty, well kept Eastern city with a population of about 20,000, of which 160 are Samaritans, 600 are Christians, 200 are Jews, and the rest Mohammedans. The principal structures of the city are mosques. The only Samaritans in the world live here near their sacred mountain, where they continue to worship as they did when the woman of Samaria talked with our Savior at Jacob's well. There is a Samaritan synagogue here, where is kept what is said to be the oldest copy of the Bible in the world. The whole country in the neighborhood of Shechem or Nablous is historic." See 5204BAI/LVi122CAJS (Voyager # 359191)
Panoramic view of the city of Nablus
Scanning Notes:
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5396 LVii122CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
West Bank
Nablus (West Bank)
Shechem (West Bank)

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Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Nablous--Where Jacob hid the earrings