Inside the Church of the Nativity at Christmas, Bethlehem, Palestine, c.1940-1946
figureposted on 30.01.2020, 12:09 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Jacob Norris
This is a digital reproduction of an image held at the Library of Congress.
This photograph shows light rays illuminating the interior of the Church of the Nativity at Christmas time. The interior of the church is filled with an array of sanctuary lamps and the sun rays emphasise the religious tone of the image. The people in the photograph appear to be attending a Christmas service.
This image exists as part of the Nativity Church collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.