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Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, No 1, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/16

Scope and Contents

231 x 160 mm. A view, taken from just below the Church of the Ascension, looking down on the city showing the densely packed buildings surrounded by the high city wall. The prominent domed building is the Mosque of Omar. The Garden of Gethsemene lies outside the walls at the right of the print.


  • Creation: 1857


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, water staining along one edge and slight fading in from edges.

Related Materials

A continuation of this panoramic view can be seen at Y30214B/17. Also, a similar view, but a better composition, can be seen at Y30214C/17.




Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-07-05 14:20:21+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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