|The Western Wall, 1859|
Jerusalem -- Israel Daily Picture (IDP), an online album of antique photographs of the Holy Land, will reach a historic milestone this week when its millionth visitor arrives on the site, www.israeldailypicture.com.
|Austrian troops, Turkey's allies, marching into Jerusalem, World War I|
The pictures were digitalized and posted to websites in recent years by the U.S. Library of Congress, New York Public Library, Emory University, Harvard, the University of Dundee Medical Archives, and others. In recent months, private individuals have also shared with IDP their private albums and family collections.
|Jews fleeing Arab pogrom in Jerusalem's Old City, 1929|
|Jewish children in Ben-Shemen (circa 1920)|
|British commander Allenby meeting Chief Rabbi in the|
Old City after the Turkish surrender of Jerusalem 1917
[For further information see The Zionist Message Hidden within Antique Pictures of the Holy Land, by Lenny Ben-David, Published in the Jewish Political Studies Review]
IDP pictures are all published with permission of the collection owners.
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