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People crowded outside the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, Palestine, c.1898-1914

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posted on 30.01.2020, 12:07 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 the exterior facade of the Nativity Church and the courtyard. The people gathered in the courtyard suggest a service has taken place or is starting. The courtyard is where the Christmas Eve service is held, as well as the singing of Christmas carols.

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 (Jerusalem). Photo Dept. Photographer

Contributors

American Colony (Jerusalem), Library of Congress

Date

c.1898-1914

Type

1 negative : glass, dry plate ; 10 x 12 in.

Source

Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA, Prints & Photographs Division, reproduction number: LC-DIG-matpc-06768 (digital file from original photo)

Spatial

31.7043034,35.2053455

Spatial Relation

The Church of the Nativity

Identifier

pb_lc_nch_c18980000-0036aa.tiff

Rights

Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.

Licence

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