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Jerusalem Road--Passing through the territory of Dan
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Bain, Robert E. M
Jerusalem Road--Passing through the territory of Dan [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 17.7 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Judges, xvi.)-We give this picture here as an illustration of the sixteenth chapter of Judges, because it illustrates the Jerusalem road from Jaffa to the Holy City, which has in all ages been the great highway through the territory that once belonged to the tribe of Dan, whose most famous historical character, perhaps, was Samson. You observe two of the parties on the camels looking back with a great deal of interest. They appeared to be very curious in regard to our proceedings. They little dreamed that their pictures were being taken, and that they would be used in all parts of the English-speaking world to illustrate the Bible, the product of their own land. It is difficult to comprehend how deeply ignorant the natives of Palestine are. They cannot read, and they have no conception whatever of the modern world. They are as blank in mind as their ancestors in the days of Abraham." Copyright year and photographer's name are printed at the bottom of the photograph
Three people on camels on a road; cacti line the sides of the road
Scanning Notes:
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5469 LVii195CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
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Category: Cacti
Category: Transportation
Category: Travel
Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Jerusalem Road--Passing through the territory of Dan