(Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, 1897-1974). Three-quarter length, silver-print photograph by C. Raad of Jerusalem, with Husseini autograph signature below.

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(Grand Mufti of Jerusalem

(Grand Mufti of Jerusalem
Lot 48
AMIN AL-HUSSEINI, MOHAMMED

(Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, 1897-1974). Three-quarter length, silver-print photograph by C. Raad of Jerusalem, with Husseini autograph signature below.

8.5 x 6.5 inches. Housed in original portfolio.

Jerusalem: circa 1920

Est: $200 - $300
PRICE REALIZED $200
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 (1854–1957) known as "Palestine's first Arab photographer."