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Cave of Nativity in 1894

The picture shows the start of Natviity inside the grotto, the place where Jesus Christ was born. The first star was stolen in 1847, and therefore a new start was added in 1853 by the Ottoman Sltan. The event of looting the start of Nativity was a major reason for the Crimean War (1854-1856)