Jerusalem from the top of the Dung Gate; verso: First geometric design for 'The Nek'

Accession Number ART02855
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 29 x 54.6 cm; unframed: 19.8 x 45.8 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil with pencil on wood panel
Maker Lambert, George
Place made Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Jerusalem
Date made late March 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


A panoramic townscape with dark green vegetation in the foreground. Cypress trees and mosques are prominent on the skyline. The top of the city wall appears on the bottom right. The Dung Gate was a main passage through the southern wall of Jerusalem in the Jewish quarters of the Old City. It was in existence at the time of Hezekieh in the 5th century BC although it has been rebuilt several times.