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Title

Turkish troops driven from outlying hills by our men, retreat thro' Jerusalem by Jaffa Gate

Object Name

Stereoscope Photograph

Maker

Realistic Travels Publishers (Primary maker)

Date Made

c.1914-18
c.1914-18

Place Made

England: London
London

Description

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of troops marching in formation through city. 'Turkish troops driven from outlying hills by our men, retreat thro' Jerusalem by Jaffa Gate.' In November 1917, General Allenby led his army into Jerusalem on foot, for symbolic reasons . The actual battle for control of the city had taken a mere day.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.41

Copyright

National Museums NI