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Mill at Bethsaida--On site of the ancient city
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Bain, Robert E. M
Mill at Bethsaida--On site of the ancient city [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 cm ( 10 x 7.125 in)..
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Mark, viii:22-25.)--One of the most picturesque views on the Sea of Galilee is an old mill at Bethsaida. It is hardly to be supposed that this dates from the time of the ancient Bethsaida, but it stands upon the site of the ancient city, and serves to give a pathetic and picturesque impression of one of the great cities that stood upon this sacred sea. It was in Bethsaida that a blind man was brought to our Savior, whom he took by the hand and led out of town and healed him. This whole place is given up now to rank grass and weeds, and utter loneliness and desolation claim a spot where once people thronged, and traded, and passed away. It gives us a striking picture of the vanity of building our hopes upon earthly places and prospects." See 5260BAI/LVi178CAJS (Voyager # 360120)
Ruins; view through a stone arch
Scanning Notes:
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5452 LVii178CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
Bethsaida (Extinct city)
Sea of Galilee (Israel)

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Category: Mills
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Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Mill at Bethsaida--On site of the ancient city