Mont Olivier

Made:
1857 in Jerusalem
maker:
James Robertson
and
Felice Beato
'Mont Olivier'
      A photograph of the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, taken by Robertson, Beato and Co in 1857

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'Mont Olivier' A photograph of the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, taken by Robertson, Beato and Co in 1857
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

A photograph entitled 'Mont Olivier' taken by James Robertson and Felice Beato in 1857.

The Mount of Olives in Jerusalem is an important biblical location.

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:
1939-180/24
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford