Ancient paintings of Haifa

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Ancient paintings of Haifa (Mostly from the collection of the National Maritime Museum, Haifa, Israel). Presentation by Dan Adler Haifa, Israel February 2009 Email: adan777@gmail.com Unchanged, this presentation can be forwarded freely to your friends. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Ancient paintings of Haifa(Mostly from the collection of the National Maritime Museum, Haifa, Israel)

    Presentation by Dan AdlerHaifa, IsraelFebruary 2009Email: adan777@gmail.com

    Unchanged, this presentation can be forwarded freely to your friends.

  • A. Thevet (1566)This painting shows the bay with Acre to its north. The village of Haifa does not yet exist.

  • Olf Dappet (1677)Haifa at the foot of Mt. Carmel, already has a port. The rivers, Kishon and Naaman, can be seen in the center of the bay. Wadi Lotem is depicted on the right side of the painting.

  • H. Maundrell (1697)The rivers Kishon and Naaman as well as Acre are depicted. Haifa is a small village at the foot of Mt. Carmel. On the top of the mountain: the Carmelite monastery.

  • Laurens DArvieux (approx. 1700)Above the town, a camp of Arab soldiers.

  • W. H. Bartlett (1837)The Carmelite monastery, and beyond, the walls of the town of Haifa with the Burj at the top right.

  • David Roberts (1839)Haifa viewed from the east. The Burj is dominating the town from above.

  • Unknown painter (approx. 1840)H.M.S Pique, Vesuvius and Zebra off Mt. Carmel during the storm of Dec. 2nd 1840.

  • T. Jeavons (1850)Haifa dominated by the Burj.

  • Unknown painter (approx. 1850)The walled city of Haifa, with the Burj (on the right below the mountain).

  • Van de Velde (1851)The view from todays Bat Galim.

  • Unknown painter (approx. 1860)

  • H. A. Harper (1867)The footpath to Stella Maris.

  • Unknown painterHaifas approaches from the east.

  • Unknown painter (approx. 1880)Possibly Wadi Lotem leading down to the sea.

  • Person (end of the 19th Century)The German colony.

  • J. D. Woodward (Early 20th Century)View from the bay.

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