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Bethlehem view from a belfry, Palestine, c.1920-1933

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posted on 30.01.2020, 12:07 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held at the Library of Congress.

This photograph shows a view of Bethlehem from a belfry, displaying the Church of the Nativity and Herodium. Herodium is a cone-shaped hill in the West Bank where Herod the Great built a palace fortress and is believed to have been buried. This image is a cropped version of the original held at the Library of Congress.

This image exists as part of the Nativity Church collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

History

Creator

American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Dept. Photographer

Contributors

American Colony (Jerusalem), Library of Congress

Date

c.1920-1933

Type

1 negative : glass, stereograph, dry plate ; 5 x 7 in.

Source

Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA, Prints & Photographs Division, reproduction number: LC-DIG-matpc-04960 (digital file from original photo)

Spatial

31.7043034,35.2053455

Spatial Relation

The Church of the Nativity

Identifier

pb_lc_nch_c19200000-0023aa.tiff, pb_lc_nch_c19200000-0023ab.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

Licence

Exports