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The reapers' repast, American Colony Jerusalem Photo Department, ca. 1919

Hand-colored photographs of Jerusalem and Palestine. Photographs were created by the photographers of the American Colony Photo Department, located in Jerusalem. Founded in the late 1890s by Elijah Meyers, the photo agency was headed during its heyday (ca. 1903-1933) by Lewis Larsson, whose staff photographers included Erik Lind, Lars Lind, Furman Baldwin, and G. Eric Matson.


Taken from the American Colony Jerusalem Collection at the U.S. Library of Congress.

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[PD] This picture is in the public domain.

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Taken sometime in 1919