General Sir Edmund Allenby receiving the notables of Jerusalem, 11 December 1917.
Lantern slide, World War One, Egypt and Palestine (1914-1918), 1917.
Allenby, the commander of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, chose to make his entrance into the holy city on foot so as not to appear as a conqueror. He is pictured here with his staff meeting the notables of the city and the heads of the religious communities in the Barrack Square.
From a box of 65 lantern slides.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, Study collection
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