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Nablous, the ancient Shechem, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/13

Scope and Contents

220 x 157 mm. A view looking over the rooftops of Nablous, a town of white houses surrounded by tree-covered hills. According to Frith: 'Sichem ... Is to this day a pleasing proof of the good taste and sound judgement of those venerable patriarchs [Abraham and Jacob] in matters residential and agricultural.'


  • 1857


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but overall yellowing and slight fading.

Existence and Location of Copies

Duplicate, in good condition, at Y30214C/27.




Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-07-01 08:58:01+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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