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People and donkeys outside the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, Palestine, c.1934-1939

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

The photograph shows people and donkeys by the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem. The church is located on the spot believed to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ. It is one of the most sacred religious sites in the world. The people in the photograph are dressed in traditional attire such as the head cloth and head rope worn by the man. This 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.1934-1939

Type

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

Source

Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA, Prints & Photographs Division, reproduction number: LC-DIG-matpc-04142 (digital file from original photo)

Spatial

31.7043034,35.2053455

Spatial Relation

The Church of the Nativity

Identifier

pb_lc_nch_c19340000-0018aa.tiff, pb_lc_nch_c19340000-0018ab.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

Licence

Exports