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The Mosque of Omar, &c., 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): 158 x 221 mm (6.2 x 8.7 in.)

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

Printed on mount: “THE MOSQUE OF OMAR, &C., JERUSALEM”; inscribed in pencil, lower left corner: “44”; inscribed on negative in image, lower right corner: “Frith P 108”

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

Accession number: 2009.16.12

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)

Work Type: photograph

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