Thursday, March 08, 2012

Purim carnival Queen Esther in Tel Aviv Photo

Title: Purim carnival in Tel Aviv. 1934. Purim celebration in Tel Aviv. Yemenite carnival queen representing Queen Esther Creator(s): American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Dept., photographer Date: Created / Published: 1934.

Medium: 1 negative : glass, dry plate ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-matpc-00240 (digital file from original photo)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Photographs in the G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection are in the public domain.

Call Number: LC-M31- 4226 [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Notes: Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Subjects: Israel--Tel Aviv. Format: Dry plate negatives. Collections: Matson (G. Eric and Edith) Photograph Collection. Part of: G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collectio.

The G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection is a rich source of historical images of the Middle East. The majority of the images depict Palestine (present day Israel and the West Bank) from 1898 to 1946. Most of the collection consists of over 22,000 glass and film photographic negatives and transparencies created by the American Colony Photo Department and its successor firm, the Matson Photo Service. Over 1,000 photographic prints and eleven albums are also part of this collection.

Purim carnival Queen Esther in Tel Aviv

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