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Bonfils, Félix
A COLLECTION OF THIRTY-TWO PHOTOGRAPHS OF PALESTINE. [C.1870S]
29 ALBUMEN PRINTS (average 285 x 385mm., or the reverse), and 3-part PANORAMA OF JERUSALEM (263 x 1045mm.), all mounted on thick card, recto only, all but the panorama captioned in French on original decorative mounts, 16 with "Bonfils" in the negative, housed together in green card portfolio, minor spotting, one with small repair, mounts worn
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The views include: Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Chair of Omar, Bethania, King's Garden, Lion's Gate, Abraham's Oak, Pool of Hezekiah, David's Tomb, the Jordan River, Ramaleh, Pool of Siloam, Akeldama, Convent at Mount Carmel, Mount Tabor, Hebron, Tomb of Saint James and the pyramid of Zacharias, Gihon Valley, Nazareth, Siloam Valley, Salomon's Pools, Mount Quarantine, Valley of Josaphat, Tower of Antonia, David's Port, Mar Saba Monastery, Lane leading to Herod's palace. The individual photographs read "Vues de tout l'Orient" on mounts, therefore being part of the series. The photographs are numbered as follows in the negative: 56, 63-65, 106, 112, 140.

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