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Jerusalem in Original Photographs 1850-1920
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Jerusalem in Original Photographs 1850-1920

Photographs from the Archives of the Palestine Exploration Fund

by Shimon Gibson

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2003

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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.

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Publisher: Eisenbrauns
Publication date: 2003
Bibliographic info: 204 pages including numerous b/w photos and 1 map
Language(s): English

   

Cover: Cloth

 

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Click here to read BAR's May 2004 review of the book.

"Jerusalem in Original Photographs, 1850–1920 is an impressive volume, an entry point to important archival materials, a contribution to the history of photography in the Middle East, and an opportunity to reclaim the visual legacy of the last century. Photographs are valuable resources for research into the past. The immediacy of the images, the scope of the representation covering small details up to landscapes, and the visual information make for intriguing insights… "Jerusalem in Original Photographs, 1850–1920 is a multifaceted book. It could be displayed on a coffee table and examined for its fine images. The layout of the volume is an engaging way to remember the late Ottoman and early British Mandatory city. The volume documents an important mode of representing the city. For the specialist in the period, the book is a superb resource to examine critically architectural and other material changes during the transition from Ottoman to British rule. Reading and studying this book may prove a very enlightening endeavor for many types of audiences. Gibson deserves congratulations for producing an important scholarly resource and an attractive compilation." -- Uzi Baram, New College of Florida in Near Eastern Archaeology 65:4, 2002

"...It is a thoroughly enjoyable read throughout and a feast of information. At the end there is brief biographical information about the photographers and a fine bibliography.

"The Palestine Exploration Fund has every right to feel great pride in this exemplary publication of a selection of their photographic treasures from the early years."—Robert D. Biggs in Journal of Near Eastern Studies, volume 65, number 4, 2006.

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