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Sculpted Doorway, Baalbec, Syria

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Inscription

Printed on mount l. r.: "612"; l. center: "SCULPTURED DOORWAY, BAALBEC./This doorway is spoken of by Roberts, the artist, as being "The most exquisite in its detail, of anything of its kind in the world." The middle stone of the lintel slipped in the earthquake of 1759." L. r. embossed stamp: "Published/By/F. Frith, Reigate"

Provenance

Stephen T. Rose, Boston; puchased September 1981.

Credit Line

Abbott Lawrence Fund

about 1865–66

Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 15.2 x 20.4 cm (6 x 8 1/16 in.) Mount: 30.9 x 38 cm (12 3/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.313

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

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