Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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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 historically 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)

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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

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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