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Auction 73: June 22nd, 2017

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Lot: 286 AMIN AL-HUSSEINI, MOHAMMED (Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, 1897-1974). Three-quarter length, silver-print photograph by C. Raad of Jerusalem, with signature below. 8.5 x 6.5 inches. Housed in original portfolio.

circa, Jerusalem: 1920. Est: $1,000 - $1,500

-Palestinian Arab nationalist and Muslim leader in Mandatory Palestine who was appointed Grand Mufti of Jerusalem. Taken when Husseini was a young man, this studio photograph was by Khalil Raad (18541957) known as "Palestine's first Arab photographer."

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