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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/14/2024
An extraordinary photo album presumably prepared by a British officer while part of the British Mandate in near fine condition. The cover is titled "Palestine + Egypt" with a small snap shot of the "Mount of Olives Jerusalem". There are another 72 snap shots over the 24 thick album pages. The images are titled in English, and are in Palestine and Egypt. The topics are British battle ships, Arabs, Indian soldiers, Cairo, the Jewish quarter of Jerusalem and more. The most important photo shows the Arabs trying to get to the Jewish quarter with caption, "Hebron Arabs breaking through a corp of Indian Lancers & Police. The previous year they massacred a large number of Jews in the Jewish quarter, so the corder was drawn up to prevent them from getting through." The inside back cover is a 9" x 7" photo of the owner of the photo album with the Great Sphinx of Giza and the Great Pyramid in the background. nd., c1915-1925.
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British Mandate Photo Album - Palestine and Egypt

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Minimum Bid: $375.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Auction closed on Sunday, July 14, 2024.
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