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Palestine in 1860: A Series of Photographic Views, Taken Expressly for this Work by John Cramb, Photographer to the Queen.

Object Details

Title:

Palestine in 1860: A Series of Photographic Views, Taken Expressly for this Work by John Cramb, Photographer to the Queen.

Artists/Makers:

Reverend Robert Buchanan

John Cramb (Scottish, active 1850s - 1860s)

Culture:

British

Places:

Glasgow, Scotland (Place Created)

Israel; Palestine (Place Depicted)

Date:

1860

Medium:

Albumen silver prints

Object Number:

84.XB.1336

Dimensions:

Closed: 38.1 × 28.9 × 2.2 cm (15 × 11 3/8 × 7/8 in.)

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Object Description

Blue cloth-bound album featuring embossing over front and back cover, with gold leaf tooling on front cover. Contains 24 views of present-day Israel and the disputed West Bank territory.

Provenance
Provenance
1867 -

James Ferrier, Jr., Canadian, born Scotland, 1800 - 1888 (Montreal, Canada)

- 1984

Arnold Crane, American, 1932 - 2014 (Chicago, Illinois), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
A Royal Passion: Queen Victoria and Photography (February 4 to June 8, 2014) (Image 18)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), February 4 to June 8, 2014