Tuesday, November 30, 2010

"The Eye Behind the Camera" by Elia Kahvedjian

"The Eye Behind the Camera"
Rare silver prints from a Jerusalem photo studio
by Elia Kahvedjian

Exhibiting through December 3 

The Jerusalem Fund Gallery
2425 Virginia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20037

The Jerusalem Fund Gallery features 25 rare silver prints, taken in the 1920’s and 30’s, of historically 
significant images of Palestine, such as that of uniformed Palestine Police mounted on camels, and the above 
image of the Graf Zeppelin dirigible over Jerusalem.

Elia Kahvedjian was born in 1910 in Ourfa, Turkey and passed away April 1999. 
On December 11, the annual Jerusalem Fund Souk will feature many Palestinian artists and craftspeople.

2425 Virginia Ave. NW 
Washington DC 20037

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