Photo, Print, Drawing Page 1 of Photograph album, Locust plague of 1915

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About this Item

Title
Photograph album, Locust plague of 1915
Contributor Names
American Colony (Jerusalem)
Larsson, Lewis (Photographer)
American Colony Photo Department (Creator)
Created / Published
1915
Subject Headings
-  Locusts--Palestine
-  Photography--Palestine
-  American Colony Photo Department
-  Larsson, Lewis
-  Palestine--Locust plagues
-  Manuscripts
-  Photographs
-  Palestine -- Jerusalem
Genre
Manuscripts
Photographs
Notes
-  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.
Medium
photo album 13" x 10" closed
Call Number/Physical Location
Part 1, OV 4: American Colony in Jerusalem
Source Collection
American Colony in Jerusalem Collection
Repository
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mamcol.058
Online Format
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American Colony, Lewis Larsson, and American Colony Photo Department. Photograph album, Locust plague of 1915. Jerusalem Palestine, 1915. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mamcol.058/. (Accessed May 25, 2017.)

APA citation style:

American Colony, Larsson, L. & American Colony Photo Department. (1915) Photograph album, Locust plague of 1915. Jerusalem Palestine, 1915. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mamcol.058/.

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American Colony, Lewis Larsson, and American Colony Photo Department. Photograph album, Locust plague of 1915. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/mamcol.058/>.