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KEREN KAYEMETH LeIsrael and others.

Collection of photographs of Theodor Herzl.

Serie: Herzl-Grabgang.

Stock Code
88195
Vienna and Israel, 1920
£2,250

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.

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Description

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.

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