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Félix Bonfils 
Prospectus Coenobii et Ecclesiae S. Jo: Baptistae in Montana Judaeae [St. John The Baptist Church] 
Albumen print 
22 x 16.6 cm (8.625 x 6.5 ins) 
Penn Libraries - University of Pennsylvania 
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, CAJS Image Collection: ABC BON 3341 ABC32 
Album contains mounted photographs with captions in Italian with a decorated border; "Beatissimo Patri Leoni XIII Pontifici o.m. cuius mens cor vires in rem christianam orientis ut plurimum versantur solemniis saecularibus VII recurrentibus ab ortu faustissimo seraphici minorum patris album istud non dignum sane et absolutum conditionibus loci meliora haud exhibentibus franciscalis terrae s custodia humillime offert dicat" is printed on the second page of the album; numbered (30) on the matte and the photograph; "Desunt quatuor Scholae Elementares et Hospitium Sidonis" is printed on paper affixed inside the back cover; small label at bottom right of the photograph reads: "199. Saint-Jean du desert (Palestine)". Signed by Bonfils
Large cluster of buildings with a row of cedar trees in the background; in the foreground are many plots of land surrounded by rock walls 

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