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Family Conveyance, Syria--A picture taken near Jezreel, where Ahab lived
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Bain, Robert E. M
Family Conveyance, Syria--A picture taken near Jezreel, where Ahab lived [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 ; 25.2 x 17.4 cm ( 10 x 6.75 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(I. Samuel, xxix:1.)--'Now the Philistines gathered together all their armies to Aphek: and the Israelites pitched by a fountain which is in Jezreel.' This picture illustrates for us the method of traveling in Palestine. There are very few roads over which a carriage or a buggy can pass in the Holy Land. In going from Jerusalem to Nazareth there is nothing but a path. Tourists even have in many places to ride in single file. So rocky is this single pathway that it often becomes necessary in going down steep hills to alight from the saddle and walk. The horses and mules are very sure-footed, and appear to have learned from many generations of experience how to pick their way among the rocks, and to hold their footing even on the side of the steepest and roughest mountains. In the above conveyance the family of the man who leads the horse is balanced and packed away in the covered boxes you see strapped to the horse's back."
A man leads a horse, which is carrying two covered boxes, through a field
Scanning Notes:
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5560 LVii286CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
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Category: Transportation
Category: Travel
Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Family Conveyance, Syria--A picture taken near Jezreel, where Ahab lived