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The Dome of the Rock

  • Object:

    Photochrom

  • Place of origin:

    Jerusalem (made)

  • Date:

    1880s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photochrom print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Col. Willoughby Wallace C.M.G

  • Museum number:

    1068-1918

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case EDUC, shelf 9, box F

Physical description

Photochrom print of a large domed mosque surrounded by smaller domed buildings and archways around the perimeter of the square in which the mosque stands, with hills in the background.

Place of Origin

Jerusalem (made)

Date

1880s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Photochrom print

Dimensions

Height: 165 mm, Width: 224 mm

Object history note

This photograph is part of a set collected by Canon Wallace of Bristol in the 1870's and 1880's, and presented to the museum in 1918 by Colonel Willoughby Wallace, his brother.

Descriptive line

Photochrom print. Unknown artist. The Dome of the Rock, featuring the Mosque of Omar in Jerusalem, probably 1880s.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Coe, Brian & Haworth-Booth, Mark. A Guide to Early Photographic Printing Processes. London: The Victoria and Albert Museum in association with Hurtwood Press, 1983.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Mosque

Categories

Photographs; Islam; Printmaking techniques; Mosques

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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