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Jerusalem (district (national))

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

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Absalom's Tomb, Jerusalem, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/27
Scope and Contents

150 x 212 mm. A view showing the square stone sepulchre with a spine standing on the rocky hillside in the Valley of Jehosphaphat east of Jerusalem.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Bethany, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/36
Scope and Contents

231 x 157 mm. A view looking over the village of Bethany and showing small fields enclosed by stone walls with the houses of the inhabitants beyond.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Church of the Ascesion, Mount of Olives, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/20
Scope and Contents

227 x 161 mm. A view looking up the western slope, dotted here and there with olive trees, towards the church and tower of the Ascension.

Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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City wall and mosque of Omar, etc, Jerusalem, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/28
Scope and Contents

226 x 160 mm. A view looking along the city wall towards the dome of the mosque of Omar and 'El Haram-esh-Sherif', the Holy Sanctuary, with the houses of the city beyond. With wasteland and cactus in the left foreground.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Convent of Mar-Saba, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/25
Scope and Contents

226 x 121 mm. A view looking over the convent rooftops towards the sheer cliffs in which the caves of ascetics can be seen.

Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Convent of Mar-Saba, near Jerusalem, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/11
Scope and Contents 229 x 164 mm. A view looking over the convent rooftops towards the sheer cliffs in which the caves of ascetics can be seen. Frith comments: 'The magnificently wild and deep ravine forms a sternly appropriate clinging-place for this old ascetic pile. We don't pretend to have done anything like justice to the subject in our photograph. The view should be taken from the other side of the ravine, from which the whole of the building and the entire depth of the ravine could perhaps be...
Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Entrance of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/18
Scope and Contents 157 x 252 mm. A view showing the domed front facade of the Church, situated in the north-west part of the city. Frith comments: 'The exterior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, as seen in this view, although it suffers much from the mean style of the upper portion, presents a very picturesque appearance. The Norman door-ways, with their rich clustered columns and well-proportioned arches, showing a fine mixture of bold and delicate work, and the not less beautiful, but much injured,...
Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Jerusalem, from Mount Scopus, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/12
Scope and Contents 232 x 160 mm. A distant view taken from the northern extremity of the Mount of Olives and looking over the valley of Jehoshaphat towards the walls and town of Jerusalem. The prominent dome in the city is the Mosque of Omar. Frith comments: 'Nowhere in this series do we so fully recognize the peculiar excellence of photography as in the view before us. In it we have the very reflection of Jerusalem. Artists have represented the Holy City; but while we have admired their works, we have...
Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Jerusalem, from the city wall, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/36
Scope and Contents

128 x 155 mm. A view looking from the city wall, over an area of waste ground towards the dome and minaret of the Mosque of Omar.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Jerusalem, from the Mount of Olives, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/17
Scope and Contents

226 x 156 mm. A view looking west from the Mount of Olives, over the Valley of Jehospaphat and towards Jerusalem, with the prominent dome of the Mosque of Omar in the centre. In the foreground are olive trees beside which stand two Arabs.

Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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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.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, No 2, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/17
Scope and Contents

230 x 154 mm. A panoramic view taken from just below the Church of the Ascension showing the northwest section of the city (Betheza) with the Valley of Jehoshaphat in the foreground and St. Stephen's Gate at the left of the print.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Jerusalem, from the Well of En-Rogel, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/33
Scope and Contents

229 x 159 mm. A view from the junction of the valley of Jehoshapat and the valley of Hinnom, showing the Well of En-Rogel (enclosed in a vaulted stone building) in the foreground with the City of Jerusalem visible on the hillside beyond. The surrounding landscape is rock-strewn hillside with an (?) olive grove in the middle distance.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Jerusalem, from the well of En-Rogel, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/13
Scope and Contents

227 x 162 mm. A view from the Well of En-Rogel (omitting the well itself from the picture), with the City of Jerusalem visible on the hillside beyond. The surrounding landscape is rock-strewn hillside with an (?) olive grove in the middle distance.

Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Street view with the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/19
Scope and Contents 226 x 157 mm. A view looking over dilapidated rooftops towards the dome of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Frith comments: 'The ruined state of modern Jerusalem is strikingly brought before us in this view. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre has outside the aspect of a place long deserted ... The great square tower is seen to have partly fallen, the smaller, but loftier, towers to be decayed, and the chief dome to have l;ost half its outer covering ... The houses nearer us seem...
Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The mosque of Aksa, Jerusalem, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/14
Scope and Contents

227 x 160 mm. A view looking along the city wall at the southern end of the city towards the mosque of Aksa, with the valley of Jehoshaphat and the Mount of Olives in the distance.

Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The mosque of Omar, etc, Jerusalem, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/4
Scope and Contents

233 x 165 mm. A view taken from near St. Stevens gate looking towards the pool of Bethesda, the mosque of Omar and Aksa (partially obscured by smoke from a chimney in the foreground) and with the houses of the modern city on the right.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Mosque of Omar, etc, Jerusalem, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/22
Scope and Contents

219 x 159 mm. A view looking along the city wall towards the dome of the mosque of Omar and 'El Haram-esh-Sherif', the Holy Sanctuary, with the houses of the city beyond. With wasteland and cactus in the left foreground.

Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The New English Church etc. from the Tower of Hippicus, Jerusalem, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/6
Scope and Contents 235 x 158 mm. A view of the houses in the town and hills in the distance behind the church. The commentary reads: 'The annexed view exhibits one of the most interesting modern structures which claim the attention of the English visitor in Jerusalem: it is the Protestant Episcopal Church, with the British Consul's residence on the left and that of the mission on the right ... The interior, as well as the exterior of the church, is in the simplest and plainest style of Gothic architecture,...
Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Pool of Bethesda, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/23
Scope and Contents

231 x 162 mm. A view taken from near St. Stevens gate looking towards the pool of Bethesda, the mosque of Omar and Aksa (partially obscured by smoke from a chimney in the foreground) and with the houses of the modern city on the right.

Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Pool of Hezekiah, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/21
Scope and Contents

227 x 161 mm. A view from the tower of Hippicus looking on the pool of Hezekiah with the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the background.

Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The pool of Hezekiah etc. from the tower of Hippicus, Jerusalem, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214A/4
Scope and Contents

232 x 158 mm. A view looking down on the pool of Hezekiah, enclosed on all sides by buildings (among them 'The Mediterranean' Hotel), with the domes of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre beyond.

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Tyropean Valley, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214B/22
Scope and Contents

229 x 156 mm. A view showing a section of southern Jerusalem with thick growths of prickly pear cactus in the foreground, the houses of the town beyond and the dome of the Mosque of Omar visible behind two cypress trees. The remains of ancient bridge or viaduct, known as 'Dr Robinson's Arch' can be seen just to the right of centre of the print .

Dates: 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Valley of Jehoshaphat, Jerusalem, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/15
Scope and Contents

227 x 160 mm. A view looking along the Valley of Jehoshaphat with the Mount of Olives in the background. In the foreground is the Jewish burial ground with tombstones and sepulchres. The furthest sepulchre is the Tomb of Absalom, the nearest the Tomb of Zechariah.

Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The village of Siloam and the Valley of Kidron, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30214C/16
Scope and Contents

227 x 157 mm. A view looking along the valley at the small village of low square houses on the hillside south-east of Jerusalem. This view looks south from the northern end of the village.

Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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