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Inscription

signed by artist, lower left in negative: Robertson, Beato & Co.; right in negative: damascus gate / jerusalem 1857; on verso, by unknown hand, lower center in brown ink: [? inscription possibly in Greek]

Provenance

(sale, Sotheby's, London, 08 May 1992, lot 19, as Sebastopol and Balaclava, Greece and Jerusalem. An album containing Twenty Four Photographs, 1850s); Michael and Jane Wilson, Wilson Centre for Photography, London, acquired 1992; gift to NGA, 2012.