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Church of the Ascension, Mount of Olives

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Church of the Ascension, Mount of Olives

published 1862
19th century
157 x 221 mm (6.2 x 8.7 in.)

Francis Frith, British (English), (1822–1898)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print on photographic paper mounted on medium-weight off-white wove paper as sewn leaf in bound volume
Series: from Sinai and Palestine
Edition: As published in the album "Sinai and Palestine" (London: William Mackenzie), 1862
Marks: Printed on mount: “CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION, MOUNT OF OLIVES.”; inscribed in pencil, lower left corner: “40”; inscribed on negative in image, lower right corner: “Frith 193”
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, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004).
Credit Line: Gift of Weston and Mary Naef in honor of Ella Dawes Naef, class of 2002, 2009
Accession Number: 2009.16.10

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  • architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
  • churches
  • religious buildings
  • travel photography

  • image Dimensions: 157 x 221 mm (6.2 x 8.7 in.)

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