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Ruins of a Palace, on the South Cliff, Petra

Francis Frithabout 1865

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

Details

  • Title: Ruins of a Palace, on the South Cliff, Petra
  • Creator: Francis Frith
  • Date: about 1865
  • Location Created: Petra, Jordan
  • Physical Dimensions: 15.3 x 20.4 cm (6 x 8 1/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Object Type: Print
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 84.XO.826.5.22
  • Markings: (Recto, mount) lower center, imprinted: "RUINS OF A PALACE, ON THE SOUTH CLIFF, PETRA./ 'THY TERRIBLENESS HATH DECEIVED THEE, AND THE PRIDE OF THINE HEART, O THOU THAT DWELLEST IN THE CLEFTS OF THE ROCK,/ THAT HOLDEST THE HEIGHT OF THE HILL.' Jer. xlix. 16"; lower right, imprinted: "553";
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Photographs
  • Culture: English
  • Classification: Photographs

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