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Holey Water: 1940

Holey Water: 1940

British Mandate Palestine circa 1940. "Solomon's Pools becomes a picnic & swimming resort. Taking a dive into the deep water of the upper pool." Another glimpse of the young lady seen here sans moth holes. Nitrate negative by the American Colony Photo Department/Matson Photo Service. View full size.


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