A. Jaffa Street, near Hotel Fast
B. Turkish march, near Hotel Fast
C. Synagogue at Mahane Yehuda, late 19th century
D. Musrara neighborhood
E. Near Damascus Gate
F. Near Damascus Gate
G. Fire breaks out following direct hit at Yemin Moshe windmill
Behind the lens of Hannah and Efraim Degani – part 5
Many Jerusalem residents would visit Prisma photography shop on Zion Square seeking to enlarge or reproduce old pictures. Efraim would keep a copy of most beautiful photos

1. Jaffa Street, early 20th century. Photo Savvid is seen on the right, and Armenian photographer Krikorian is seen on the other side of the street


2. Jaffa Street (during Turkish rule, according to officer's uniform)


3. Mamilla Street, 1920s


4. Mamilla Street, 1909


5. Near the Talitha Kumi building, the Christian girls' orphanage in central Jerusalem. The building was destroyed in 1980 and replaced by an office and commerce building


6. Near Alliance School, early 20th century (Photo: Ben-Dov)


7. Neviim Street on the corner of Harav Kook Street, near Café Pat


8. Musrara neighborhood


9. German Emperor Wilhelm II visited Jerusalem in 1898. This photo shows the German delegation near Musrara


10. The German delegation near Musrara


11. Bedouin encampment on Suleiman Street, near Damascus Gate, late 19th century (Photo: American Colony)


12. Suleiman Street, near Damascus Gate, 1890s


13. Zeppelin airship in Jerusalem's sky, April 11, 1931


14. Hebron Road passing over the Valley of Hinom, on the dam collecting the water of Sultan's Pool, late 19th century


15. Another photo of Hebron Road in the 19th century, showing the road crossing the valley north of the dam and passing at the foot of the Yemin Moshe neighborhood


16. Cattle market near Sultan's Pool, 1905 (Photo: American Colony)


17. Arabs sniping at a Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem



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