Friday, February 22, 2019

'National Geographic' Circa 1917: 'A Garden in the Holy Land'

John D. Whiting
A GARDEN IN THE HOLY LAND

In days gone by, many of the city houses of the more prosperous residents of Jerusalem were built around an open court so that the Moslem women, although secluded, could have a garden, thus affording a measure of outdoor life. This is now the home of an American.