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Photo, Print, Drawing Easter services in Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

About this Item

Title

  • Easter services in Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem

Summary

  • Most of the photographs show Holy Week services at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem in April, 1941. Services depicted are: Palm Sunday, Spy Wednesday including Tenebrae service, Maudy Thursday including the washing of the feet, Good Friday including the Stations of the Cross on the Via Dolorosa and the funeral of Christ, Holy Saturday including the Greek Holy Fire ceremony, and Easter Sunday including the procession around the rotunda. Catholic (Latin), Syrian Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Armenian, and Ethiopian (Abyssinian) are among the religious communities shown. Photographs of the Nebi Musa banners being presented to representatives of the Muslim community by Mr. Keith Roach and one image of Arab police are also included. Also included in the album a photograph of the facade of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre with iron braces, taken in 1944, and a 1937 photograph of the Palm Sunday Ethiopian procession.

Names

  • Matson Photo Service, photographer

Created / Published

  • [between 1937 and 1944]

Headings

  • -  Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Jerusalem)--1930-1950
  • -  Syrian Orthodox Church--Rites & ceremonies--Jerusalem--1940-1950
  • -  Orthodoxos Ekklēsia tēs Hellados--Rites & ceremonies--Jerusalem--1940-1950
  • -  Armenian Church--Rites & ceremonies--Jerusalem--1940-1950
  • -  Catholic Church--Rites & ceremonies--Jerusalem--1940-1950
  • -  Ethiopians--Spiritual life--Jerusalem--1930-1950
  • -  Armenians--Spiritual life--Jerusalem--1940-1950
  • -  Christians--Spiritual life--Jerusalem--1930-1950
  • -  Muslims--Spiritual life--Jerusalem--1940-1950
  • -  Easter--1930-1950
  • -  Holy Week--1930-1950
  • -  Stations of the Cross--1940-1950
  • -  Rites & ceremonies--Jerusalem--1930-1950
  • -  Orthodox churches--Jerusalem--1930-1950
  • -  Religious services--Jerusalem--1930-1950
  • -  Religious processions--Jerusalem--1930-1950
  • -  Clergy--Jerusalem--1930-1950
  • -  Patriarchs--Jerusalem--1940-1950

Headings

  • Gelatin silver prints--1930-1950.

Genre

  • Gelatin silver prints--1930-1950

Notes

  • -  Collection profile with information about the Matson Collection and a bibliography is available online http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.matpc
  • -  A few photographs have captions written on album pages. Many other captions are on a caption list found with album (xerox copy included with the LOT). Original caption list located in the Matson Collection Supplementary Archive, Box 4.
  • -  A two page document "Schedule of photographs taken during the Easter ceremonies, 1941 (in chronological order and per community)" is located in the Matson Collection Supplementary Archive, Box 4.
  • -  Negative numbers written on all photographs.
  • -  Original negatives and captions for some photographs may be found in the G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.matpc
  • -  LOT title from label on spine of album.
  • -  Forms part of: the G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection.
  • -  Gift; G. Eric and Edith Matson; 1966-1977.
  • -  Gift; Kensington Episcopal Home; 1978-2003.

Medium

  • 1 album (127 gelatin silver prints) ; 36 x 25 cm. (album)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 13765 (H) [P&P]

Source Collection

  • G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2006675890

Rights Advisory

Online Format

  • image

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Matson Photo Service, photographer. Easter services in Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem. Jerusalem, None. [Between 1937 and 1944] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2006675890/.

APA citation style:

Matson Photo Service, photographer. Easter services in Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem. Jerusalem, None. [Between 1937 and 1944] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006675890/.

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Matson Photo Service, photographer. Easter services in Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem. [Between 1937 and 1944] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2006675890/>.