Auction 019 Online Auction 19 – Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture
Jun 4, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 16:

Collection of Postcards and Other Printed Items Published by the JNF – Donation of Trees

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Four postcards published by the JNF or dealing with it and three other printed items published by the JNF.
Among them: * "Gedenkt dem National Fund", postcard depicting a grandfather and grandson inserting a coin into a JNF box. * Postcard with a photograph of the first Golden Book of the JNF. * Postcard with a portrait of Yonah Kremenezky, "the first director of the Jewish National Fund", to which a postage stamp of the JNF is glued. * Postcard calling to donate to "Ölbaumspende" ["Donation of Olive Tress", a fundraising campaign of the JNF for planting trees in Palestine in a format that existed until ca. 1912], with a reproduction of a lithograph by Hermann Struck on it. The postcard notes that the profits of the olive groves that will be planted will support a Jewish college in Palestine. * A bookmark on which a text in Hebrew and, Yiddish was printed, detailing the activity of the JNF and the amount of funds raised by it. On the upper part of the bookmark, a portrait of Zvi Herman Shapira, the first to suggest the idea of founding a Jewish National Fund. [Britain?, 1922]. * "Donation of Trees" Certificate in memory of Theodor Herzl (designed by Emil Ranzenhofer) for a tree that was donated in London, 1933. * "Donation of Trees" Certificate "in commemoration of the silver jubilee of His majesty's Reign", for a tree that was donated in London, 1939.
Size and condition vary. Good overall condition.

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