Photos, Prints, Drawings Studio portraits of members of the American Colony (Jerusalem), friends, and associates
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- Studio portraits of members of the American Colony (Jerusalem), friends, and associates
- Photographs show members of the American Colony, a Christian community in Jerusalem founded by immigrants from the United States and Sweden. Included are Anna Spafford with daughters Grace (Spafford) Whiting and Bertha (Spafford) Vester, Grace (Spafford) Whiting with Esrohee Krikorian, John D. Whiting and his sister Ruth with Flora (Naseef) Page, Grace (Spafford) Whiting, and Bertha (Spafford) Vester; David Whiting, Spafford Whiting, Jacob Spafford, adopted son of Horatio and Anna Spafford; Nellie (Nannie) with Horatio, Tanetta, and Anna Grace Vester; and portraits of the Spafford children who died in the shipwreck of the S.S. Ville de Havre in 1873. Also included are Faidi al-Alami (mayor of Jerusalem, 1906-1909) with his two children Na'amite and Musa Bey, Juad Husseini, Mary Hornstein, and two unidentified men wearing fezes.
- Contributor Names
- American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Department, photographer
- Created / Published
- [between 1870 and 1935]
- Subject Headings
- - Whiting, Grace Spafford
- - Vester, Bertha Spafford,--1878-1968
- - Vester, Anna Grace
- - Spafford, Anna T.,--1842-1923
- - Whiting, John D.--(John David),--1882-1951
- - Palestine--History--1799-1917
- - ʻAlamī, Mūsá,--1897-1984--Childhood & youth
- - American Colony (Jerusalem)--People--1870-1940
- - Arabs--Palestine--1870-1940
- - Jerusalem--1870-1940
- - Palestine--History--1917-1948
- - Families--Jerusalem--1870-1940
- - Children--Jerusalem--1870-1940
- Format Headings
- Albumen prints--1870-1940.
- Cabinet photographs--1870-1940.
- Gelatin silver prints--1870-1940.
- Group portraits--1870-1940.
- Photograph albums--1870-1940.
- Portrait photographs--1870-1940.
- - Some of the 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. It transitioned into the Matson Photo Service around 1940, with photography by Matson, Hanna Safieh, Joseph H. Giries, and others. John D. Whiting contributed periodically to the work of both agencies. For more information see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.matpc and http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/coll/629_whiting.html.
- - Other photographers include Garabed Krikorian, Jerusalem; Harold Climo, St. John, New Brunswick; and Wilson, Chicago.
- - Album unpaginated, album page numbers supplied by Library staff. Pages 4-6, 13, and 24 are blank.
- - Album has brown leather cover with embossed leaf pattern.
- - Photographs include gelatin silver and albumen prints. Some are on cabinet card mounts.
- - LOT title devised by Library staff.
- - John D. Whiting's diaries, correspondence, and other materials are located in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division (Papers of John D. Whiting).
- - Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of John D. Whiting (Library of Congress).
- - Transfer; Manuscript Division; 2006; (DLC/PP-2006:051:18)
- 1 album (27 photographic prints) ; 27 x 21 cm. (album)
- Call Number
- LOT 13843 (H) (USE DIGITAL IMAGES) [P&P]
- Source Collection
- Visual materials from the papers of John D. Whiting
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Digital Id
- ppmsca 18411 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.18411
- ppmsca 18410 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.18410
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
- Reproduction Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-18411 (digital files of original photos) LC-DIG-ppmsca-18410 (digital files of album pages)
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on publication.
- Access Advisory
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- Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-18411 (digital files of original photos) LC-DIG-ppmsca-18410 (digital files of album pages)
- Call Number: LOT 13843 (H) (USE DIGITAL IMAGES) [P&P]
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