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Obj. ID: 44429
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  Postcard "Morocco: A Jewish Grocer," Casablanca, early 20th century

© Gross Family Collection, Photographer: Unknown,
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Name/Title
Postcard "Morocco: A Jewish Grocer" | Unknown
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Date
early 20th century
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Artist/ Maker
Flandrin, Marcelin (Flandrin Photo, photographer in Morocco)
{"4257":"Marcelin Flandrin (1889-1957) was a French military photographer. Marcelin Flandrin settled in Morocco in 1901, where he completed his military service as a volunteer in 1912. A photographer by profession, he served in the Service Photographique des Arm\u00e9es, completing a series of reports during the Rif War. In World War I, he served in the French Air Force, finishing as an aerial observer sending aerial shots of battles. He settled in Casablanca, capturing the city in transformation from 1921 to 1930, publishing a book entitled Casablanca de 1889 \u00e0 nos jours in 1929. In 1921, he published aerial images of a flight from Casablanca to France in L'Illustration. In 1922, he illustrated the Morocco pavilion at the Exposition coloniale de Marseille. In 1924, his photos were published in \"Nordafrica\" next to those of Rudolf Lehnert. He covered the official visit of Sultan Yusef of Morocco to France in 1926. Marcelin Flandrin was also one of the most important publishers of postcards in Morocco. He was also the first to do aerial photography in Morocco."}
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Height: 14 cm, Width: 8.7 cm
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Sources

Marcelin Flandrin, Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcelin_Flandrin (accessed June 26, 2022)
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Author of description
William Gross |
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