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Mur oú les Juifs vont pleurer, Jérusalem

Artist:
Félix Bonfils (French, 1831–1885)
Date:
1870s
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
21.5 x 28.2 cm. (8 7/16 x 11 1/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.594.30
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in negative on print, recto LL: "Bonfils // 154"; inscribed in negative on print, recto LC to LR: "Jérusalem. Mur o· les Juifs vont pleurer"; inscribed in ink on mount, recto LC: "Jew's weeping place. Jerusalem // Wall of ancient temple.".
Witkin Gallery

Onne, Eyal. Photographic Heritage of the Holy Land, 1839–1914. Manchester: Institute of Advanced Studies, Manchester Polytechnic, 1980. p. 90.



1973.594.29 mounted verso.
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