View of the Jerusalem Citadel, also known as the Tower of David, a fortified complex with battlements. One of the two visible towers is also known as the Hippicus Tower. A section of the fortress that is visible in the foreground is partially in ruins and covered with some vegetation.


  • Title: Tower of David, Jerusalem
  • Creator: James Robertson, Felice Beato, Antonio Beato
  • Date Created: 1857
  • Location Created: Jerusalem, Palestine; Jerusalem, Israel
  • Physical Dimensions: 25.8 × 30.3 cm (10 3/16 × 11 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.XA.755.7.57
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: James Robertson (English, 1813 - 1888) Felice Beato (English, born Italy, 1832 - 1909) Antonio Beato (English, born Italy, about 1835 - 1906)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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