The Franciscan monastery at El Qubeibeh, Palestine, 9 January 1918
Photograph, World War One, Middle East (1914-1918), Palestine 1918.
El Qubeibeh near Jerusalem is believed to be the location of Emmaus, where Jesus appeared to two disciples following his resurrection.
This image was taken by Corporal Joseph Egerton who was stationed in Egypt and Palestine. Armed with his camera, he took numerous photographs of Palestinian scenes and the local people.
From a collection of photographs taken by Corporal Joseph Egerton, Shropshire Yeomanry in Sinai and Palestine.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection