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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.219.67
People
Robertson and Beato, British (active 1853 - 1867)
Title
Mount of Olives and Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1857
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Palestine, Jerusalem
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/323348
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
image: 25.3 x 31 cm (9 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)
mount: 35.7 x 47.2 cm (14 1/16 x 18 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: recto, below image, pre-printed mount: Robertson & Beato, phot. No. 3 Constantinople. Köhler & Weiss Libraires Editeurs. [over] Jerusalem. [over] Le Mont d'Olives et la Mosquee El Achsa. [over] Ev. St. Luc. Chap. 19 v 37-40.
  • stamp: verso, center, in black ink: FORBES LIBRARY, [over] NORTHAMPTON, MASS.
  • (not assigned): Credit line changed from "Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs and Kenyon C. Bolton III Fund" to "Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs and Kate, Maurice R. and Melvin R. Seiden Purchase Fund for Photographs" to reflect actual funding for the purchase.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs and Kate, Maurice R. and Melvin R. Seiden Purchase Fund for Photographs
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.219.67
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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