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See the First Photographs Ever Taken of Jerusalem

Since 1844, millions of photographs have probably been taken of Jerusalem. But these blurry snaps are the very first. Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/see-first-photographs-ever-taken-jerusalem-180949473/#ixzz2rkW4jmaq

A 150 years old photo of Mary's Well, showing local women fetching water from the sacred well, just like Virgin Mary did 1,900 years before them...

from Pavel Kosenko

A set of photographs by Saul Leiter (1923-2013)

Oh, I LOVE how the photographer captured these colors!! Almost looks like an oil painting from far away... Rain on the window pane, looking out of the hospital or a car.. It doesn't matter the rain was one thing that calmed all the patients....

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See the First Photographs Ever Taken of Jerusalem

Jerusalem 1844 http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/see-first-photographs-ever-taken-jerusalem-180949473/

First photos ever taken of Jerusalem: These photos come from 1844 and were taken by French photographer Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey. According to Retronaut, they weren’t discovered until the 1920s, in a store room on Girault’s estate.