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105 New Bond Street London W1S 1DN , England Call Seller 44.207.493.0876


Collection of photographs of Theodor Herzl. by KEREN KAYEMETH LEISRAEL

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  • Description
    Stock Code 88195
    Vienna and Israel, 1920
    Album 1: 26 photographs and postcards of Herzl, his family and fellow Zionists.

    Album 2: Photographs, postcards, magazine clippings, 2 small brass reliefs showing Herzl, his family, the Zionist congresses and related scenes arranged in an album (65 items in total).

    Album 3: Scenes from a memorial service for Theodor Herzl, showing Zionist-Socialist youth organisations (Kartell Zionistisch-Sozialistischer Jugendverbande) and their leaders, some with flags, in uniforms and insignia, pass by the graves of Herzl and his parents in the Doblinger Cemetery; with a few scenes captured on the streets of the city. This album offers a unique insight into European Zionist culture with its use of social clubs for different age groups organised in military fashion.
    Vintage photographs pasted in three landscape photo albums, housed in a black solander box. Stationary with stamp of Karen Kajemeth LeIsrael Judischer Nationalfond/Jewish National Fund serves as title-page. 78 original black-and-white original photographs (mostly 135 x 85mm) arranged on 37 leaves, 'Photo Benedikt, Wien' embossed on most images.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Period: 1920-1949
    Styles / Movements: Black & White
    Dealer Reference #: 88195
    Incollect Reference #: 615575
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