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Jerusalem in Original Photographs 1850-1920

Photographs from the Archives of the Palestine Exploration Fund

Shimon Gibson

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$49.95 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-1-57506-076-7


Jerusalem in Original Photographs 1850-1920

Photographs from the Archives of the Palestine Exploration Fund

Shimon Gibson

Jerusalem in Original Photographs brings together pictures taken by the early travel photographers who captured unique moments in history. Structured around a contemporary map of the town, the selection of illustrations leads the reader on a walking tour through streets often little changed over the course of the intervening century. These black and white photographs have been drawn from the Palestine Exploration Fund archives and are accompanied by masterful commentary by the renowned archaeologist, Dr. Shimon Gibson.

 

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Jerusalem in Original Photographs brings together pictures taken by the early travel photographers who captured unique moments in history. Structured around a contemporary map of the town, the selection of illustrations leads the reader on a walking tour through streets often little changed over the course of the intervening century. These black and white photographs have been drawn from the Palestine Exploration Fund archives and are accompanied by masterful commentary by the renowned archaeologist, Dr. Shimon Gibson.

Preface

Introduction

Chapter 1: Arriving in Jerusalem

Chapter 2: Within the City

Chapter 3: The Walls of Jerusalem

Chapter 4: The Holy Places

Chapter 5: Water in the City

Chapter 6: Beyond the Walls

Chapter 7: The New Jerusalem

Epilogue

The Photographers

List of Images

Bibliography

Index of People and Places

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