Eglise du St Sepulchre Façade

Made:
1857 in Jerusalem
maker:
Felice Beato
and
James Robertson

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'Eglise du St Sepulchre Facade' A photograph of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, taken by Robertson, Beato and Co in 1857
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A photograph entitled 'Eglise du St Sepulchre Façade', taken by James Robertson and Felice Beato in 1857.

The photograph shows the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, said to contain the place where Jesus was buried and later resurrected.

Robertson and Beato began working together in 1853. Together they photographed in Constantinople (now Istanbul), Greece, Jerusalem, and Balaklava where they documented the Crimean War, continuing the work of Roger Fenton (1819-1869).

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1939-180/20
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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