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Bethlehem, with the church of the Nativity, 1857

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/9

Scope and Contents

226 x 156 mm. A view looking up the hillside towards the church built by the Empress Helena on the supposed site of the nativity, with terraced fields and the low square houses of Bethlehem at the right of the print. Frith considers Bethlehem and its situation 'truly picturesque and beautiful. It is one of the few places in Palestine which will not disappoint the imaginative traveller.'

Dates

  • Creation: 1857

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some overall fading.

General

WS.

Originator(s)

Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-06-30 15:38:41+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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