Tag Archives: Palestine Exploration Fund

Through the American Colony Lens: A BRIEF WINDOW TO ANTIQUITY

The American Colony photographers were often documenting sites of biblical importance, at least the traditional places as they were then understood and being presented to pilgrims and tourists. They also captured on film, whether intentionally or more by chance, things … Continue reading

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Beneath (and around) the Haram al-Sharif (Temple Mount): Some 19th century views

Here are four wonderful depictions of areas situated around and underneath the Herodian Temple Mount. They are by the British artist William “Crimea” Simpson who, after gaining fame documenting that conflict, took up with the Palestine Exploration Fund on their … Continue reading

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