Auction 64
Jewish and Israeli History and Culture

Lot Number 22

Press Telegram Sent Upon the Arrival of Illegal Immigrant Ship Exodus in Haifa Port, 1947

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Lot Number 22

Press Telegram Sent Upon the Arrival of Illegal Immigrant Ship Exodus in Haifa Port, 1947

Press Telegram sent to the editorial of the Daily Press in London upon the arrival of the illegal immigrant ship Exodus in Haifa port. [1947]. English.
The telegram, written by an English journalist, describes the arrival of the ship Exodus and the boarding of immigrants on deportation ships: "Part of 4500 repeat 4500 immigrants stood on densely crowded upper deck singing Jewish national anthem… shortly after began transshipment to… Ocean Vigour… [one of the deportation ships to which deportees were transferred in Haifa port] one woman had died during journey".
[1] leaf, 26 cm. Good condition. Stains and creases. A few tears, some reinforced with adhesive tape on verso.
Enclosed is a receipt for delivery of the telegram from July 18, 1947.
Provenance: Rimon Family Collection.

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1,046$
Opening
800$

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