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Saturday, April 23, 2011

Photos: Jerusalem: 1860-1915

With this being Easter weekend, I desired making this posting non-economic and non-political.  The goal rather was a bit of time travelling of sorts.. to see what the Holy city looked like before it was modernized with all the same 'conveniences' and clutter that mucks up every wonderful city and takes away its natural beauty and distinctiveness.

Here are various photos of what Jerusalem looked like 100-150 years ago.

 ~ Sacrificed by the Gate of Jerusalem

 ~ David's Gate

 ~ El Aksa Mosque

 ~ Jaffa Gate

 ~ Stone cutters

~ Garden of Gethsemane, 1862

 ~ Snowy Jerusalem, circa 1900-1915

 ~ Mount Scopus

 ~ Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, 1900

 ~ Mount Zion

 ~ Neblus Road towards Jerusalem

~ Wailing Wall

~ Damascus Gate

~ Jaffa Gate

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