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Street scene of camels in Bethlehem, c.19/06/1911

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posted on 31.05.2019 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.

History

Creator

American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Dept., photographer

Contributors

American Colony (Jerusalem), Library of Congress

Date

c.19/06/1911

Type

1 photographic print: stereograph, unmounted.

Source

Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA, Prints & Photographs Division, reproduction number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-04995 (digital file from original photo)

Language

English

Spatial

31.7053996,35.1936877

Spatial Relation

Bethlehem

Identifier

pb_lc_bpe_c19110619-0013aa.tiff, pb_lc_bpe_c19110619-0013ab.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

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