The earliest images of Jerusalem

In 1844, French architectural historian Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey toured the Middle East and took 1000 daguerreotypes (a type of photograph) including 12 of the earliest surviving images of Jerusalem. The photographs are being exhibited in New York and Philadelphia.

https://www.timesofisrael.com/the-earliest-surviving-photographs-of-jerusalem-live-on-in-historic-exhibit/

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