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Bidding Information
Lot #    26889
Auction End Date    6/15/2010 11:08:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Jerusalem: Twelve Views of the Old City
Author    [Only Ed.] J. Benor-Kalter
City    [Jerusalem]
Publisher    Pro-Jerusalem Society
Publication Date    1924
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Title plus 12 prints with tissue covers, 380:280 mm., usual light age staining, loose in the original cloth boards.
   Twelve views of Jerusalem issued by the Pro-Jerusalem Society which was founded in 1918 for the protection of and the addition to the amenities of Jerusalem and its neighborhood; the provision and maintenance of parks, gardens, and open spaces in and around Jerusalem; the establishment of museums, libraries, art galleries, exhibitions, musical and dramatic centers or other institutions of a similar nature for the benefit of the public; the protection and preservation, with the consent of the Government, of antiquities in and around Jerusalem; the encouragement of arts, handicrafts and industries.

The Honorary President of the Society was the High Commissioner, the President was the Governor of Jerusalem. Amongst its other members the Mayor of Jerusalem, the Grand Mufti, the Orthodox, Latin and Armenian Patriarchs, the Anglican Bishop, the Chief Rabbi, the President of the Jewish lay community, representatives of the Dominican and Franciscan Convents, of the Department of Antiquities, etc.

It had several achievement but was not long lived.

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica