Photographs from Palestine

Date
[ca 1916-1919]
Ref
PAColl-10623-2
Description

Photographs of landscapes, buildings, animals, and people, mostly in Palestine, by Ynyr George Jackson, from the period 1916-1919.

Series of photographs with captions inscribed by Jackson verso, including:

- "1 Near Zakariah" [Az-Zakariyya or Zakaria]

- "2 Bedouin ploughing Richon Le Zion" [Rishon LeZion]

- "3 Monastry on the 'Mount of Temptation' Jericho"

- "4 Near Solomon's Pools Bethlehem"

- "5 In the Wadi Kelt Jericho"

- "6 On trek between Zakariah & Bethlehem"

- "7 The Damascus Gate Jerusalem"

- "8 Bethlehem"

- "9 Watering Horses Auja" [Al-Auja or Yarkon River]

- "10 Russian Church 'Garden of Gethsemene'"

- "11 River Jordan"

- "12 Armed Arabs"

- "13 Street in New Jerusalem"

- "14 Jordan River Near Ghoranieh [Ghoraniyeh]"

- "15 Pontoon Bridge at Ghoranieh [Ghoraniyeh] Jericho"

- "16 Bridge built by R E's Ghoranieh [Ghoraniyeh] Jericho"

- "17 Pontoon bridge Ghorianieh" [Ghoraniyeh]

- "18 Jaffa Gate Jerusalem"

- "19 Jerusalem"

- "20 Kasr el Nil Bridge Cairo" [Qasr El Nil Bridge]

- "21 Mosque of Omar, Jerusalem"

- "22 On Trek"

- "23 In the Jordan Valley"

- "24 Bethlehem"

- "25 Jericho"

- "26 Near Amman"

- "27 Road between Bethlehem & Zahariah"

- "28 Jerusalem"

- "29 Mosque of Omar Jerusalem"

And another series of images with captions:

- "2 Tobacco patch Abu Hassan el Keber"

- "3 Pits dug in front of Turk trenches at Weili Sheikh Nuran redoubt. The earth is carted away & they were almost impossible to cross on foot."

- "4 Transport French Colonial Troops. Khan Yunis"

- "5 Khan Yunis"

- "6 This hill is supposed to have been built many centuries ago as a fortress. Its about 4 times as large as photo only shows one corner."

- "7 Indian Troops"

- "8 Khan Yunis"

- "9 Arabs Khan Yunis"

- "10 The Dump. Dier el Belah"

- "11 Barley crop near Rafa"

- "12 Orchards near Khan Yunis"

- "13 Military Cemetery Khan Yunis"

- "14 Water Troughs. Wadi Ghuzze [Ghuzee]"

- "15 Ayrshire R. H. A." [Royal Horse Artillery]

Another series of images most likely by an unidentified photographer with captions inscribed by Jackson:

- "Jaffa Gate Jerusalem"

- "Old Jerusalem"

- "School of Instruction Zeitoun"

- "St Davids Tower Jerusalem"

Also four photographs without captions, all featuring horses.

Title supplied by Library

Quantity: 51 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Photographic prints.

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Part of
Jackson, Ynyr George, 1898-1961: Collection
Format
51 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Photographic prints.
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