Church of the Ascension, Mount of Olives (Main View)

Francis Frith

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of a number of hilltop buildings, including a tower or minaret. An unpaved road meanders across the hillside that is in turn dotted with olive trees.


  • Title: Church of the Ascension, Mount of Olives (Main View)
  • Creator: Francis Frith
  • Date Created: 1860
  • Location Created: Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel; Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Palestine
  • Physical Dimensions: 16.1 × 22.7 cm (6 5/16 × 8 15/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XZ.578.2.51
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Francis Frith (English, 1822 - 1898)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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