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Jerusalem, from the Mount of Olives, No. 1

1857 (published 1862)
19th century
156 x 222 mm (6.1 x 8.7 in.)

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

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print on photographic paper mounted on lightweight board with gilded edges in bound volume
Series: from Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine
Edition: As published in the album "Egypt, Sinai, and Palestine: Supplementary Volume” (London: William Mackenzie), 1862
Marks: Printed on mount: “JERUSALEM, FROM THE MOUNT OF OLIVES, No. 1.”; printed on mount, lower right below image: “Frith, Photo. 1857”; inscribed in pencil on mount, lower left corner: “64”; inscribed on negative in image, lower left corner: “Frith P101”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Collector’s stamp of Weston J. Naef in red on verso of album’s frontispiece
Bibliography: Douglas R. Nickel, Francis Frith in Egypt and Palestine: A Victorian Photographer Abroad (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004), compare with plates 43 and 55.
Credit Line: Gift of Weston and Mary Naef in honor of Ella Dawes Naef, class of 2002, 2010
Accession Number: 2010.15.22

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This object has the following keywords:
  • Israel - TGN 1000119
  • Jerusalem - TGN 7001371
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • Palestine (historical region) - TGN 7004540
  • travel photography

Dimensions
  • image Dimensions: 156 x 222 mm (6.1 x 8.7 in.)

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