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Damascus, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/22

Scope and Contents

214 x 161 mm. A view taken from a rooftop near the east gate, looking over the flat rooftops of Damascus towards a distant mountain. The commentary contains a disquisition on the romanticism of writers' and artists' views of the east and the counterbalance provided by photography.


  • 1857


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight fading in from edges.




Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-07-01 12:39:11+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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