View of Bethlehem, Palestine, c.1898-1946

This is a digital reproduction of an image held at the Library of Congress.

This photograph shows a view of Bethlehem, displaying its historic architecture. The Church of the Nativity is a highly visited site, as it is believed to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ. As a place with highly religious significance, the area frequently arises in political as well as religious debates.

This image exists as part of the Nativity Church collection within the Library of Congress project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.