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The Mosque of Omar, Jerusalem

19th century
160 x 230 mm (6.3 x 9.1 in.)

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

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print
Series: from Egypt and Palestine: Photographed and Described by Francis Frith
Edition: One of 42 photographs published in “Egypt and Palestine: Photographed and Described by Francis Frith,” two volumes, London: James S. Virtue, 1858–1859
Marks: Not numbered; signed and dated on negative; inscribed on mount, lower right: “Frith Photo 1857”
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.
Credit Line: Gift of Gail Gomberg Propp, 1985
Accession Number: 1985.37.24

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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.]
  • Asia - TGN 1000004
  • Islam
  • Israel - TGN 1000119
  • Jerusalem - TGN 7001371
  • Middle East - TGN 7001526 (general region). All DAC object records formerly indexed with term “West Asia” were revised in 2010 to “Middle East” (Eurocentric but standards-compliant); some future TGN revision that uses current preferred terms may support restoration of the better “West Asia.”
  • mosques
  • Palestine (historical region) - TGN 7004540
  • religions
  • religious buildings
  • travel photography

  • image Dimensions: 160 x 230 mm (6.3 x 9.1 in.)

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