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Jerusalem, from the Mount of Olives, No. 1,

From Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine

Albumen print on photographic paper mounted on lightweight board with gilded edges in bound volume

Dimensions (Image): 156 x 222 mm (6.1 x 8.7 in.)

Dimensions (Mount (album sheet)): 312 x 435 mm (12.3 x 17.1 in.)

Printed on mount: “JERUSALEM, FROM THE MOUNT OF OLIVES, No. 1.”; printed on mount, lower right below image: “Frith, Photo. 1857”; inscribed in pencil on mount, lower left corner: “64”; inscribed on negative in image, lower left corner: “Frith P101”

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

Accession number: 2010.15.22

Gift of Weston and Mary Naef in honor of Ella Dawes Naef, class of 2002, 2010

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Collector’s stamp of Weston J. Naef in red on verso of album’s frontispiece

Bibliography: Douglas R. Nickel, Francis Frith in Egypt and Palestine: A Victorian Photographer Abroad (Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2004), compare with plates 43 and 55

Work Type: photograph

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