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Coupoles du Saint Sépulcre, Jérusalem

Artist:
Félix Bonfils (French, 1831–1885)
Date:
1870s
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
22.0 x 28.4 cm. (8 11/16 x 11 3/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.594.16
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in negative on print, recto LL: "Bonfils. // 166"; inscribed in negative on print, recto LR: "Jérusalem. Coupoles du Saint Sépulcre"; inscribed in ink on mount, recto LC: "Cupola of Holy Sepulchre Church".
Witkin Gallery

Nir, Yeshayahu. The Bible and the Image: The History of Photography in the Holy Land, 1839–1899. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985. p. 73.



1973.594.15 mounted verso.
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