The Mizpah Album

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A Collection of Photographs of Palestine and Transjordan given to British High Commissioner Herbert Samuel – The Mizpah Album, 1925. To read more about the The Mizpah Album in English see: http://www.archives.gov.il/ArchiveGov_Eng/Publications/ElectronicPirsum/MizpahAlbum/

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At Amman: Colonel Lawrence; The High Commissioner; The Amir Abdadallah [17/4/1921]

At Amman: Colonel Lawrence; The High Commissioner; The Amir Abdadallah [17/4/1921]

Opening Ceremony of the Hebrew University: Dr. Weizmann speaking [1/4/1925]

Opening Ceremony of the Hebrew University: Dr. Weizmann speaking [1/4/1925]

Opening Ceremony of the Hebrew University: Sir Herbert Samuel speaking. View of the Wilderness of Judea, the Dead Sea and the Mountains of Moab [1/4/1925]

Opening Ceremony of the Hebrew University: Sir Herbert Samuel speaking. View of the Wilderness of Judea, the Dead Sea and the Mountains of Moab [1/4/1925]

Lord Balfour declaring the University open. On the platform: Mr. Ginsberg (Ahad Ha-am); Chief Rabbi Meir; Chief Rabbi Kook; Lord Allenby; Sir Herbert Samuel; Dr. Weizmann; Chief Rabbi Dr. Hertz; Sir Arthur Schuster; Mr. Sokolow; Mr. Ussischkin [1/4/1925]

Lord Balfour declaring the University open. On the platform: Mr. Ginsberg (Ahad Ha-am); Chief Rabbi Meir; Chief Rabbi Kook; Lord Allenby; Sir Herbert Samuel; Dr. Weizmann; Chief Rabbi Dr. Hertz; Sir Arthur Schuster; Mr. Sokolow; Mr. Ussischkin [1/4/1925]

On the site of the [cornerstones of the] Hebrew University: Mr. Winston Churchill speaking; March, 1920 [29/3/1921]

On the site of the [cornerstones of the] Hebrew University: Mr. Winston Churchill speaking; March, 1920 [29/3/1921]

Mr. Churchill planting a tree on the University site [29/3/1921]

Mr. Churchill planting a tree on the University site [29/3/1921]

High Commissioner; Amir Abdallah; Sir Wyndham Deedes; Abdallah Ibn Hussein [April 1921]

High Commissioner; Amir Abdallah; Sir Wyndham Deedes; Abdallah Ibn Hussein [April 1921]

Trans-Jordan Independence Day: The High Commissioner reading the Declaration of His Majesty's Government 14.3.23

Trans-Jordan Independence Day: The High Commissioner reading the Declaration of His Majesty's Government 14.3.23

5th century mosaic: Map of Palestine: Church of Madeba

5th century mosaic: Map of Palestine: Church of Madeba

Surrender of Jerusalem, [9] December 1917: meeting of the mayor with two British soldiers

Surrender of Jerusalem, [9] December 1917: meeting of the mayor with two British soldiers

H.M.S. Centaur arriving at Jaffa with the High Commissioner, July 1, 1920

H.M.S. Centaur arriving at Jaffa with the High Commissioner, July 1, 1920

Arrival at Jerusalem: the Mayor Reading the Address [July 1920]

Arrival at Jerusalem: the Mayor Reading the Address [July 1920]