Israeli/Eretz Israel

This writing set was made by students of Boris Schatz and given to him as a wedding gift in 1911.

In 1903, Russian-born Prof.

Leather bound printed text, illustrated by Ze'ev Raban. The front cover has cameos at each corner depicting scenes of Jerusalem or a woman's profile.

Edition 5/20. One of five woodcuts by the Polish-born artist Jakob Steinhardt (1887-1968) illustrating the history of the Hebrew alphabet.

Charcoal drawing of a landscape with darkening sky. Unruly lines in foreground suggest barbed wire. A second landscape drawing is on verso.

This poster by graphic designer and political activist David Tartakover depicts the first Prime Minister of Israel

Printed to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the death of David Ben Gurion. He is depicted in left profile with a blue Star of David on his chest.

This olive wood box with painted plaster relief map of Jerusalem inside was made for the American Colony Hotel in Jerusalem

Marketing nationality is not a post-1948 trend, but in fact continues the historical legacies of travel and colonialism in the region.

Edition 19/150. Six dressmaker's mannequins are grouped in the foreground of a landscape, consisting of a body of water with foliage in the foreground.

This photograph depicts some of the 120,000 Iraqi Jews airlifted to Israel in the early 1950s during Operation Ezra & Nehemiah

Men, women, and children newly arrived in Israel, standing in line, facing right. Part of Kitty Groen archive.

The work of the Polish-born photographer Yaakov (Jacob) Benor-Kalter (1897-1969) documented the Jewish settlement of Mandatory Palestine in the 1920s and 1930s

Reproduced black and white photograph. Two men standing on a wooden structure that they are building.Printed in Austria. Part of Kitty Groen archive.