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Falls of the Abana, Damascus
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Bain, Robert E. M
Falls of the Abana, 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, xxvi:20.)--What a refreshing and lovely picture! So thought the writer. The soft, invigorating air was coming in gentle breezes from the top of the Lebanon mountains, lifting their snow-covered heads to the clouds in full view. The birds were singing in the groves of black walnut and poplar, which thickly shaded the ground on the right and on the left, while over the rock the clear, sparkling waters of the River of Damascus fell in spray to gladden the hearts of the flowers which grew in profuse abundance at the bottom of the falls. In that country, where the sun shines so hot, and where water is so rare, the waterfall represented by the picture is a perpetual benediction." Copyright year and photographer's name are printed at the bottom of the photograph, along with "Franklin Co Eng-Chi." "Vol.2" and "G" are printed beneath the text
Waterfall and surrounding lush vegetation
Scanning Notes:
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5547 LVii273CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
Abana River (Syria)

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Category: Waterfalls
Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Falls of the Abana, Damascus