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View from Bethlehem showing Beit Sahour, c.1898-1946

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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 view of the village of Beit Sahour, where the Shepherd's Field site is located, from Bethlehem. A woman wearing the cone-shaped shatweh headdress stands in the foreground. This 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

G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection

Date

c.1898-1946

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-06299 (digital file from original photo)

Language

English

Spatial

31.7053996,35.1936877

Spatial Relation

Bethlehem

Identifier

pb_lc_bpe_c18980000-0020aa.tiff, pb_lc_bpe_c18980000-0020ab.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

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