St. Paul's wall, Damascus, 1860
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225 x 159 mm. A view from outside the city looking along the perimeter wall. Frith comments: 'The subject of the present picture is the traditional site of St. Paul's midnight adventure - the suppository part of the wall from which je was let down in a basket and escaped the military guard of Aretas. It is on the south side of the city, where the country is open, and appears to be of roman date. In various places the modern houses project over the wall, affording illustrations of the facility of such a plan of escape as that narrated of St. Paul.'
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Frith, Francis, 1822-1898, photographer
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