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Date

3-1980

Description

This photograph shows the North East section of the Eastern Wall in Jerusalem. At the left is the Golden Gate, dating from the 7th century AD. The Golden Gate is significant in the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions.

At the left of the photograph the Church of Mary Magdalene, designed by Russian architect David Grimm and completed in 1886, peaks over the Mount of Olives, where this photograph was taken. The foreground shows a Jewish cemetery that dates back three millennia.

Notes

http://www.generationword.com/jerusalem101/35-ne-end-east-wall.html

(accessed October 11, 2011)

http://www.trekker.co.il/english/israel/i-walls-01.htm

(accessed October 11, 2011)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Grimm_(architect)

(accessed October 11, 2011)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_Maria_Magdalene

(accessed October 11, 2011)

http://www.goisrael.com/Tourism_Eng/Tourist+Information/Jewish+Themes/Jewish_Sites/Mount+of+Olives+Jewish+Cemetery+jew.htm (accessed October 6, 2011)

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1823-1898

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Subject Headings

Architecture -- Historicism in architecture -- Israel -- Jerusalem; Architecture -- Religious architecture -- Israel -- Jerusalem;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Jerusalem

Keywords

religious architecture, cemetery, historic, Eastern Wall, Jerusalem

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