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signed by artist, lower left in negative: [ ] & Beato; lower left in negative: Convent of Mar Saba / 1857; on verso, by unknown hand, lower left in brown ink: [? inscription possibly in Greek]


(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.