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Gateway to Damascus
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Bain, Robert E. M
Gateway to Damascus [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: "(Acts, ix:3.)--'As he journeyed he came near Damascus; and suddenly there shined around about him a light from heaven.' In the picture we have a gateway in the wall of Damascus looking toward Jerusalem. Whether St. Paul entered this city through the same place or not we have no means of knowing. It is true, however, that he entered from the same side. The roadway just before passing through the gate, leads over a bridge, under which flows, through a canal, one of the many streams of the Abana river. It is strange to think that notwithstanding St. Paul entered Damascus nearly 2,000 years ago, that the city then was 2,000 years old. This city has witnessed well-nigh all the history the human race has made. The location seems to have been intended for a city. " "Vol. 2" and "F2" are printed beneath the text
Stone gateway and a small stream; a mountain is in the background
Scanning Notes:
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5535 LVii261CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
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Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Gateway to Damascus