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Stream Flowing from Under the Mount of Temptation
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Bain, Robert E. M
Stream Flowing from Under the Mount of Temptation [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 18.2 cm ( 10 x 7.125 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Luke iv:5.)--The second Temptation of Christ is represented in the Scriptures as taking place upon a high mountain, from which the devil could call the attention of our Savior to all the kingdoms of the world. This mountain, upon which occurred the second Temptation, is over against Jericho and looking directly over the Plain of Sodom and Gomorrah, and away to the mountains of Moab. At the time of the Temptation this whole Plain of the Jordan, between the Dead Sea below and twenty miles above, was cultivated and kept like a garden. Herod had lived here in great style and luxury. Cleopatra had come to this place for revelry, and it was doubtless one of the most beautiful and attractive places in the world. The Mount of Temptation is a lonely height." Copyright year and photographer's name are printed at the bottom of the photograph, along with "Franklin Co Eng-Chi." See 5223BAI/LVi141CAJS (Voyager # 359455)
A man sits in the shade of a tree and two horses can be seen in the background partially hidden by the vegetation
Scanning Notes:
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5415 LVii141CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
West Bank
Mount of Temptation

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Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Stream Flowing from Under the Mount of Temptation