Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors American Colony (Jerusalem)
American Colony Photo Department
Larsson, Lewis
Dates 1915
Location Jerusalem
Language English
Subjects American Colony Photo Department
Larsson, Lewis
Locust Plagues
Photograph album, Locust plague of 1915
Contributor Names
American Colony (Jerusalem)
Larsson, Lewis (Photographer)
American Colony Photo Department (Creator)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Locusts--Palestine
-  Photography--Palestine
-  American Colony Photo Department
-  Larsson, Lewis
-  Palestine--Locust plagues
-  Manuscripts
-  Photographs
-  Palestine -- Jerusalem
-  Black leather photograph album, bound vertically, containing 57 hand-colored prints ( ca. 10 1/2 x 7 1/2") depicting the effects of the locust plague of 1915 in Palestine. Attributed to Lewis Larsson, photographer, head of the American Colony Photo Department. Includes studies of stages of transformation in life cycle of locust, "before" and "after" images of landscapes and flora impacted by the invasion, and abatement methods used.
-  See for reference similar photograph album in the Papers of John D. Whiting, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.
photo album 13" x 10" closed
Call Number
Part 1, OV 4: American Colony in Jerusalem
Source Collection
American Colony in Jerusalem Collection
Manuscript Division
Digital Id

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