December 11, 1917

Signed Photo of Edmund Allenby Entering Jerusalem

Signed Photograph
1 page
SMC 1772
The victor of the Battle of Jerusalem entered the city on foot, he said, out of respect for the Holy City. Allenby, seen in this photograph walking through the Jaffa Gate at noon on December 11, 1917,  was the first Christian in centuries to control Jerusalem.
Signed Photo (“Allenby F.M.”), as Field Marshall, black and white, oblong octavo. Undated, but signed 1919 or later.
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