Auction 130 Unlimited Belongings of Tzaddikim, Manuscripts, Rabbinical letters and Rare books, Antisemitism, Zionism and Yiddish culture
Jul 20, 2021
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LOT 9:

Group of [12] Photographs - Development Towns and Housing Projects. Ephraim Ilani. Israel, 1950s-60s

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$ 180
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$250 - $300
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Group of [12] Photographs - Development Towns and Housing Projects. Ephraim Ilani. Israel, 1950s-60s


Photographs of early construction in Ashdod, Dimona, Karmiel and Haifah. Housing projects and industrial buildings (including the Dagon granaries, Shimshon cement factories and more).


Ephraim Ilani (1910-1999) was an Israeli photographer. He was born in Stuttgart and immigrated to the Land of Israel in 1934. He served in the Hagganah and with the British Police, where he documented many events. In 1951 he was appointed the official Bonds photographer, and he documented the developing Land of Israel, including many photographs of daily life in the new State.


[12] photographs, 18x25 cm. Stamps, signatures and handwritten descriptions on the backs of most of the photographs.

Overall very fine condition.


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