Vue General de la Mosquee d'Omar

Made:
1857 in Jerusalem
maker:
Felice Beato
and
James Robertson
'Vue General de la Mosquee d'Omar'
      A photograph of the Mosque of Omar, Jerusalem, taken by Robertson, Beato and Co in 1857

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'Vue General de la Mosquee d'Omar' A photograph of the Mosque of Omar, Jerusalem, taken by Robertson, Beato and Co in 1857
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A photograph entitled 'Vue General de la Mosquee d'Omar' taken by James Robertson and Felice Beato in 1857. The photograph shows the Mosque of Omar. Omar was the caliph-successor of Muhammad who captured Jerusalem from the Eastern Roman Empire. 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).

A photograph entitled 'Vue General de la Mosquee d'Omar' taken by James Robertson and Felice Beato in 1857.

The photograph shows the Mosque of Omar. Omar was the caliph-successor of Muhammad who captured Jerusalem from the Eastern Roman Empire.

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:
1939-180/17
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford