Auction 12 Important collection, Eretz Israel, settlement, anti-Semitism, Holocaust and She'erit Ha-Pleita, postcards and photographs, Judaica - Books, Chabad, Rabbinical Letters
Aug 2, 2021
Abraham Ferrera 1 , Jerusalem, Israel

The auction will take place on Monday, August 2nd, 2021 at 19:00 (Israel time).
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LOT 15:

"Three plagues of Egypt" - a scroll drawn in the form of a comic book and describes the development of the Jewish ...

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"Three plagues of Egypt" - a scroll drawn in the form of a comic book and describes the development of the Jewish community in the country. Israel 1948


A cartoon story painted as a long scroll depicting the upheavals of the Jewish settlement from the period of the First World War until the establishment of the state in 1948. "Name of the film: Three plagues of Egypt or 'changes that took place during 3 wars', dated: 1948. Unnamed illustrator. Gouache and ink colors on thick paper. Unknown.


Illustrator scenes one after the other, accompanied by descriptions in short sentences the war of the immigrants to Eretz Israel in the harsh conditions of the land - the heat, the fleas, the bees. Described below what he calls the 'change of apartments', first sleeping in a field on the ground, later around fences, and finally in houses built in the country. Then there is a chapter on 'Population Change' - the Hebrew aliyah takes over the local population - first immigrants come to Eretz Israel from different countries, then Holocaust survivors with armband patches, and finally fighters who loot the Arab enemy. the illustrator continues to describe funny scenes from kibbutz life, and finally "Attention to a few messages: Whoever has not yet changed his name will do so immediately, as well as a 'opportunities store' of loot looted from the Arabs, and planning the new Hebrew construction.


A long scroll, rolled to a length of about 3.5 meters. Height: 11 cm. Probably painted in one of the kibbutzim. Rare.


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