Lot 46: Photographs. Palestine. Vienna. Beginning of the 20th Century.
January 15, 2013
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Description: Collection of 40 attractive photographs, documenting places and people in Palestine. Brown and white, black and white. Printed in Max Jaffe's studio. Vienna, published by Judische Zeitung newspaper. Beginning of the 20th century.Photos of: Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Mishmar HaYarden, main streets in Petach Tikvah and Rishon L'Tzion, Shefya settlement, Mescha, Silversmiths in Ben Shemen, Art workshop in Bezalel, Sejera, Yemenite Jews, Hebrew schools, and more. Apparently a complete collection.German. 8.2x11.5 cm. Photos on thick, quality paper. 17x20 cm. On a complete page, one-side-only of the leaf.Max Jaffe (1845-1939) was a Jewish photographer who established his influential studio in Vienna in 1877.