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Four Views Of The Mosques And Other Objects of Interest Occupying The Site Of The Temple At Jerusalem

Lithograph
1857 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Hand-coloured lithograph, after a photograph, entitled 'The Great Mosque Of The Sakara And The Judgment Seat Of David', plate 2 from a set of four. Lettered with title, description of mosque and 'From a Photograph by The Revd. A. A. Isaacs, M. A. Day & Son, Lithrs. to The Queen'.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleThe Great Mosque Of The Sakara And The Judgment Seat Of David (assigned by artist)
Materials and Techniques
Lithograph, with two tint stones, coloured by hand
Brief Description
Hand-coloured lithograph, after a photograph by the Reverend Albert Augustus Isaacs, entitled 'The Great Mosque Of The Sakara And The Judgment Seat Of David', plate 2 from a set of four in The Revd A. A. Isaacs', 'Four Views Of The Mosques And Other Objects of Interest Occupying The Site Of The Temple At Jerusalem'. Published in London, December 1, 1857.
Physical Description
Hand-coloured lithograph, after a photograph, entitled 'The Great Mosque Of The Sakara And The Judgment Seat Of David', plate 2 from a set of four. Lettered with title, description of mosque and 'From a Photograph by The Revd. A. A. Isaacs, M. A. Day & Son, Lithrs. to The Queen'.
Dimensions
  • Height: 23.2cm
  • Width: 30.5cm
Dimensions taken from departmental notes
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A
Subject depicted
Places Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Isaacs erroneously believed that he was the first person permitted by the Pasha of Jerusalem to take photographs of the mosque and its interior. See M. Darby, 'The Islamic Perspective', 1983, p.28.
Collection
Accession Number
SP.332

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