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The Pool of Hezekiah, Jerusalem,

From Sinai and Palestine

Albumen print on photographic paper mounted on medium-weight off-white wove paper as sewn leaf in bound volume

Dimensions (Image): 164 x 228 mm (6.5 x 9 in.)

Dimensions (Mount (album sheet)): 318 x 437 mm (12.5 x 17.2 in.)

Printed on mount: “THE POOL OF HEZEKIAH. / Jerusalem”; inscribed in pencil, lower left corner: “42”; inscribed on negative in image, lower left corner: “Frith P 117”

Edition: As published in the album "Sinai and Palestine" (London: William Mackenzie), 1862

Accession number: 2009.16.11

Gift of Weston and Mary Naef in honor of Ella Dawes Naef, class of 2002, 2009

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Collector’s stamp of Weston J. Naef in red on verso of the volume’s title page

Bibliography: Douglas R. Nickel, Francis Frith in Egypt and Palestine: A Victorian Photographer Abroad (Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2004); Jon Manchip White, Egypt and the Holy Land in Historic Photographs: 77 Views by Francis Frith (New York: Dover, 1980), plate 64

Work Type: photograph

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