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
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.