Pre-state postcards: A treasure trove hiding in a dusty antique store
About a century ago, a German-born photographer created striking images for a hungry European audience. Today, those images still speak to us.
This article had its start in a dusty, little antiques store in Haifa. It was there, next to a folded and stained marriage certificate (Tel Aviv, 1931), and underneath photo albums of family and travels in the Land of Israel (1935), that a greenish paper wrapper peeked out, inside which were eight picture postcards of Cairo, in black and white. On the wrapper were printed the name and address...
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