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19th Century Photos of Israel Sell for $1.4 Million

Ynetnews reports:

A collection of pictures of Jerusalem and other places in Israel from the 19th century has been sold for $1.4 million the British newspaper The Daily Mail reports.

The collection consists of over 1,000 black and white photos, the earliest of which are from 1840.

The photo set includes pictures of Mt. Zion, al-Aqsa Mosqe, and the Jewish cemetery on the Mount of Olives. The photos are amongst the oldest photos of Jerusalem ever captured.

Click here to view the photos, which include images of Jews praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem and daily life in the Old City.

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