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Sign: Rishon Lezion - Photo - Herzl’s visit to the moshava

Akhad ha-Am St 20, Rishon LeTsiyon, Israel
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On the sign:
[תמונה שתיאורה מופיע על השלט]

ביקור הרצל במושבה, י’ בחשוון תרנ"ט, 26 באוקטובר 1898
ואנשי ראשון-לציון על מרפסת בית הפקידות (כיום בית יד לבנים)

במרכז: בנימין זאב הרצל [1] ופמלייתו (חבושים כובעי פקק) סביבו: חיים חזן [2], פקיד הברון רוטשילד, אשתו [3] וילדיו
ניצבים מימין: דוד יודילוביץ’ [4] ומשה דוד שוב [5]
צלם: דוד וולפסון, אוסף מוזאון ראשון-לציון באדיבות הארכיון הציוני המרכזי
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Herzl visited Rishon Lezion as part of his visit to the Land of Israel at the invitation of the German Emperor Wilhelm II, with whom he also met Click for sign's details

Another sign in the clerk’s house mentions the fact that Herzl stayed at this place Click for sign's details

The house and the sign were photographed on the same day by the same photographer Click for a larger image

Translation of the text on the sign:
[A picture whose description appears on the sign]

Herzl’s visit to the moshavah, 10th of Hashvan 1898, October 26, 1898
And the people of Rishon Lezion on the balcony of the Clerk’s Office (now Beit Yad LקBשnim)

In the center: Benjamin Ze’ev Herzl [1] and his entourage (wearing cork hats) around him: Haim Hazan [2], Baron Rothschild’s clerk, his wife [3] and his children
Standing on the right: David Yudilovich [4] and Moshe David Shuv [5]
Photographer: David Wolfson, Rishon Lezion Museum collection courtesy of the Central Zionist Archive

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