Street scene of camels in Bethlehem, c.19/06/1911
datasetposted on 31.05.2019, 07:51 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Natalia Garcia, Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.
The image depicts a street scene in Bethlehem, showing two camels. Camels were a fundamental mode of transport in Bethlehem. The photograph is also designed to conjure biblical associations with the Three Wise Men. The image is a cropped version of the original.
This image exists as part of the Bethlehem People and Places collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.