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The Father Emil Wesselsky Collection - Trip to the Middle East

Emil Wesselsky

Silent | 1960s

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  •  Cruising along the Nile River 
  •  The Valley of the Kings, including the tomb of Tutankhamun 
  •  Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut 
  •  The Colossi of Memnon stand guard along the banks of the Nile 
  •  Arriving in Beirut, Lebanon 
  •  The Temple of Jupiter in Baalbeck, Lebanon 
  •  The Jesus Christ statue atop the Yasou El Malak Church in Jounieh, Lebanon 
  •  Driving through Jordan 
  •  Arriving in Jersualem 
  •  The Chapel of the Ascension and the Mount of Olives 
  •  Bethlehem and Rachel’s Tomb 
  •  Walking the Way of the Cross 
  •  The Church of the Holy Sepulchre 
  •  The River Jordan 
  •  Floating in the Dead Sea 
  •  The Dome of the Rock  
  •  King David’s Tomb on Mount Zion 
 
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This home movie captures scenes of a trip through the Middle East that Father Emil Wesselsky of Shiner took in the late 1960s, visiting Egypt, Lebanon, and Israel. Included is footage of many tourist and religious sites, such as King Tut’s tomb, the Church of the Nativity, and the Dome of the Rock. The film also features footage of an immersion baptism in the River Jordan.
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King Tut’s Tomb
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King Tutankhamun
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Arab Sheiks
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Colossi of Memnon
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Winter Palace Hotel
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Nile River
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Luxor
Luxor, Egypt
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Beirut International Airport
Beirut, Lebanon
Lebanon
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mountains
Phoenicia
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farm
sheep
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daughter
tent
nomad
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Temple of Jupiter
Roman ruins
Baalbeck
Baalbeck, Lebanon
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Jesus statue
Christ statue
cloister
Yasou El Malak Church
Jounieh, Lebanon
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shore
Mediterranean
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ocean
snow
winter
convent
pine trees
windmills
Jordan
River Jordan
Baptism
Jesus’s Baptism
Baptism site
Bethany
Bethany, Jordan
Jerusalem
Israel
Jerusalem, Israel
Gold Dome of the Rock
Dome of the Rock Shrine
shrine
Dome of the Rock
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Middle East
Middle Eastern
Constantinian Basilica of the Ascension and the Return of of Christ
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Basilica of the Ascension
prayers
mosaics
sculpture
relief sculpture
flowers
gardens
Church of All Nations
Church of Grief
Gethseneme
Mount of Olives
The Church of Mary Magdalene
Bethlehem
Bethlehem, Israel
Nativity
Nativity star
Church of the Nativity
Rachel’s tomb
Via Dolorosa
stations of the cross
baptism
river baptism
immersion baptism
Dead Sea
floating
Wailing Wall
New York City
NYC: New York, NY
New York, New York
King David’s Tomb
contemporary art
sculpture
menorah
Hassidim
Hassid Jews
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native
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bus trip
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Old City of Jerusalem
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