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Tancrède Dumas 
View of the Mosque of Omar, from the Southwest, Jerusalem 
1875 (ca) 
Albumen print 
42 x 55 cm 
Bassenge Photography Auctions 
Courtesy of Bassenge, Berlin (Photography, Sale: 90, Lot: 4049, Dec 5, 2007) 
Photographer's name in lower edge in the negative, flush-mounted to board (corners slightly bumped).
This image is most likely from the series commissioned by the American Palestine Exploration Society in 1875 to document Palestine. - Some surface scuff marks and slight soiling, otherwsie in very good condition with good contrasts.
Lit.: Ken Jacobson. Odalisques and Arabesques: Orientalist Photography 1839 - 1925. London 2007, see p. 227. 

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