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Interior of a peasant home with various animals, c.1934-1939

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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 photograph depicts a recreation of the Nativity, where Jesus Christ was born. The veiled woman depicts the Virgin Mary. The shepherd appears to be Joseph, in traditional attire shown by the head cloth and head rope. The presence of various animals depicts the Nativity further..

This image exists as part of the Nativity Scenes 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.1934-1939

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-04151 (digital file from original photo)

Spatial

31.7053996,35.1936877

Spatial Relation

Bethlehem

Identifier

pb_lc_nat_c19340000-0003aa.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

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