DAC Collection Object Information
Jerusalem, from the City Wall,
From Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine
Albumen print on photographic paper mounted on lightweight board with gilded edges in bound volume
Dimensions (Image): 163 x 226 mm (6.4 x 8.9 in.)
Dimensions (Mount (album sheet)): 312 x 435 mm (12.3 x 17.1 in.)
Printed on mount: “JERUSALEM, FROM THE CITY WALL.”; printed on mount, lower right below image: “Frith, Photo.”; inscribed in pencil on mount, lower left corner: “68”; inscribed on negative in image, lower left corner: “Frith P 105”
Edition: As published in the album "Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine: Supplementary Volume” (London: William Mackenzie), 1862
Accession number: 2010.15.24
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
The image includes a depiction of the Dome of the Rock.
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), compare plate 61
Work Type: photograph
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