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Dark Interior of the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, Palestine, c.1925-1946

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posted on 13.01.2020 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress.

This photograph shows the intricate decoration in the interior of the Church of Nativity. The Church of Nativity is of fundamental importance and architectural value as it is one of the oldest existing Byzantine churches in the world.

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 or Matson Photo Service (Jerusalem). Photo Dept. Photographer

Contributors

American Colony (Jerusalem), Library of Congress

Date

c.1925-1946

Type

1 transparency : safety film ; 4 x 5 in.

Source

Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA, Prints & Photographs Division, reproduction number: LC-DIG-matpc-15002 (digital file from original photo)

Spatial

31.7043034,35.2053455

Spatial Relation

The Church of the Nativity

Identifier

pb_lc_nch_c19250000-0010aa.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

Licence

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