DAC Collection Object Information
The Mosque of Omar, Jerusalem,
From Egypt and Palestine: Photographed and Described by Francis Frith
Dimensions (Image): 160 x 230 mm (6.3 x 9.1 in.)
Not numbered; signed and dated on negative; inscribed on mount, lower right: “Frith Photo 1857”
Edition: One of 42 photographs published in “Egypt and Palestine: Photographed and Described by Francis Frith,” two volumes, London: James S. Virtue, 1858–1859
Accession number: 1985.37.24
Gift of Gail Gomberg Propp, 1985
Bibliography: On the book in general, see Lucien Goldschmidt, The Truthful Lens (New York, 1980), cat. no. 61; reproductions in figures 3 (cover of book), 130, 150.
Work Type: photograph
Related Works: The original two-volume set had a total of 76 albumen prints. With the exception of 1985.37.38, each print in this DAC group is accompanied by its text from the book. Also in this group are the title pages, introduction, and tables of content for both volumes.
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- religious buildings
- travel photography
- Middle East
- Palestine (historical region)