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Ruins of the Synagogue at Capharnaumca. 1870-1880
226 x 286 mm (8.9 x 11.3 in.)
Félix Bonfils, French, (1831–1885)
Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print
Marks: Signed on negative, lower left: “Bonfils”; inscribed, lower left: “364 Capharnaum”; inscribed in ink on mount, lower center: “Capernaum-Ruins of Synagogue”
Bibliography: Lee D. Witkin and Barbara London, The Photograph Collector’s Guide (Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, 1979), p. 88.
Credit Line: Gift of Andrew Szegedy-Maszak (Professor of Classics), 1981
Accession Number: 1981.31.1
Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keywordThis object has the following keywords:
architecture*, Egypt*, Judaism, North Africa*, religions, religious buildings, ruins*, synagogues, travel photography
- 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.]
- Egypt - TGN 7016833
- North Africa - TGN 7016886
- religious buildings
- ruins - Use generally for remains of buildings or groups of buildings that have been destroyed or are in a state of great disrepair or decay.
- travel photography
- image Dimensions: 226 x 286 mm (8.9 x 11.3 in.)
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