Interior of a peasant home with various animals, c.1934-1939
figureposted on 31.05.2019, 07:43 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.