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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

Rare image of Dome of the Rock & little "Dome of the Chain". It was taken in between 1934 and 1939 by Matson Photo Service.

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...

Old City Jerusalem, Temple Mount (undated, post 1910) (photo credit: © DEIAHL, Jerusalem)

See the First Photographs Ever Taken of Jerusalem

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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.