Capturing the Holy Land M.J. Diness and the beginnings of photography in Jerusalem

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Published by Harvard Semitic Museum in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Jerusalem

Subjects:

  • Diness, M. J.,
  • Jerusalem -- Pictorial works.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementwith contributions by Dror Wahrman, Carney Gavin, Nitza Rosovsky ; photographs printed by John Barnier from the original glass plate negatives.
ContributionsDiness, M. J., Wahrman, Dror., Gavin, Carney E. S., Rosovsky, Nitza.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS109.2 .C37 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1168495M
LC Control Number94150515
OCLC/WorldCa28321542

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