Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode

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Date

3-1980

Description

This photograph shows the south wall near the Jaffa Gate. The south wall borders the Jewish quarter in Old City Jerusalem. The present walls were built during the Ottoman empire in the sixteenth century, but the city has historicaly been fortified by walls since ancient times.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walls_of_Jerusalem
(accessed 3 Nov 2011)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_City_%28Jerusalem%29
(accessed 3 Nov 2011)

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Walls--Jerusalem; Architecture -- Historicism in Architecture;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Jerusalem

Keywords

south walls, Jewish quarter, Jaffa gate, historic, Old City

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