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Félix Bonfils (1831-1885) - Merchants at the gates of the church of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, Israel.

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Félix Bonfils (1831-1885) - Merchants at the gates of the church of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, Israel.

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Albumin - circa 1865

Technique: Albumen paper process
Condition: Very Fine
Period: 1860's
Vintage print: Yes
Titel van kunstwerk: Portes du Saint Sepulchre
Artist: Félix Bonfils

This beautiful photograph by Félix Bonfils shows merchants at the doors of the church of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, Israel.
This picture is a part of his biblical places series (the places where Jesus Christ was crucified).
Sharpness: Excellent.
Contrast: Stark.
Details: Excellent.
Base: cardboard
Size: 28x22 cm.
Signed and captioned in the bottom of the negative.

Félix Bonfils (Saint-Hippolyte-du-Fort, March 8 1831 - Alès, April 9 1885) was a French photographer and one of the first, along with Emile Bechard, who documented the Middle East with a new tool: photography. The photographic studio he created in 1867 in Beirut, Lebanon, produced a very large photographic documentation about Egypt and the Middle East from the late 19th century to the early 20th century. These photographs were widely distributed, and became famous and are still nowadays, a reference in the history of Eastern photography.

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