Photograph album with more than 150 black/white images taken by the Matson Photo Service (Jerusalem, Palestine), ca. latter
1930s-mid 1940s. Mainly Palestine (Tiberias, Mt. Hermon, Dagania, Haifa, Akka, Tel-Aviv, Bethlehem, Ramallah, and Jerusalem);
also Egypt (Port Said, Ismailia, Alexandria, Memphis, Cairo, the Nile, Pyramids, Sphinx, National Museum), Iraq (Baghdad,
Kadimain, Babylon, Ur, Euphrates River, Kufa, Mosul, Kirkuk), Syria (Damascus, Aleppo, Palmyra), and Lebanon (Baalbek, Nakura,
Damour Valley, Beirut). Included are many shots of local residents, street scenes, buildings, monuments, and countryside.
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