In 1865, Charles Wilson published the Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem, with photographs of key sites in the city. Looking through these pictures, you are taken back in time to the beauty and desolateness of nineteenth century Jerusalem. This is the cover page of the book:
A picture of the Al-Aksa Mosque from the book:
And a picture of Robinson’s Arch, which held the walkway leading to the Temple:
For more of these pictures, see Photographs of the Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem, Charles W. Wilson, 1865.