The J. Paul Getty Museum

Jerusalem - General View from the Mount of Olives

Object Details

Title:

Jerusalem - General View from the Mount of Olives

Artist/Maker:

Francis Bedford (English, 1815/1816 - 1894)

Culture:

English

Places:

London, England (Place Created)

Jerusalem, Israel; Jerusalem, Palestine (Place Depicted)

Date:

April 6, 1862

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XB.1272.14

Dimensions:

9.8 × 12.9 cm (3 7/8 × 5 1/16 in.)

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Object Description

View of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. Olive trees line a footpath that runs along the hill. The Dome of the Rock and the city of Jerusalem are visible in the distance.