Sunday, September 03, 2006
Kindergarden Ladies in Palestine, 1926
From Khalidi, Walid, ed., Before Their Diaspora: A Photographic History of the Palestinians, 1876-1948. Institute for Palestine Studies: Washington DC, 1991.
"'Sample' of the kindergarten class at a German protestant mission school, Schmidt Girls College, Jerusalem, 1926. The young ladies in the picture are all from the same family, the Tajis of Wadi Hunayn, near Ramleh. Note the symmetrical arrangement of the toys.