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Inscription

on mount, by unknown hand, lower left in graphite: ROBERTSON/BEATO; lower center in graphite: Jerusalem c.1864; bottom right in graphite: 85:2092; on verso, bottom left in graphite: TR 1439.35; bottom right in graphite: Sotheby / 29.03.85 / 1 of -; bottom right in black ink on white label: 84

Provenance

(sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 March 1985, no, 84, as Jerusalem, circa 1854, study of the walls with figures in the foreground, Albumen Print, 312 by 270mm, mounted on card, by James Robertson & Felice Beato); Michael and Jane Wilson, Wilson Centre for Photography, London, acquired 1985; gift to NGA, 2012.