Auction 80 Part 1 Jewish and Israeli History, Culture and Art
Jun 29, 2021
8 Ramban St, Jerusalem., Israel

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Collection of Postcards and Real-Photo Postcards - Jewish Soldiers in World War I – "Jewish War Postcards" ...

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Collection of Postcards and Real-Photo Postcards - Jewish Soldiers in World War I – "Jewish War Postcards" Published by Louis Lamm
23 postcards portraying Jewish soldiers during World War I. [1910s and 1920s].
Seventeen of the postcards belong to the series "Jüdische Kriegspostkarte" published by the Jewish-German antique dealer and publisher Louis Lamm (1871-1943). Some of them depict Jewish soldiers and military rabbis during various Jewish prayer services and rituals at synagogues and prisoners-of-war camps (postcards nos. 3, 5-7, 9-13, 15, 19, 22, 24, 26-29).
A number of postcards are real-photo postcards. Handwritten inscription on verso of one postcard: "For eternal memory! While being a prisoner in Germany during the World War, in the years 1914-1915-1916-1917-1918…".
13.5X8.5 to 14.5X9.5 cm. Good overall condition. Minor stains. Blemishes and minor creases to corners of several postcards. Writing on verso. Some stamps. A bookplate on verso of one of the postcards.

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