Large photograph of the 12th Zionist Congress held in Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad), Czechoslovakia. 1921.
On the stage to the left, Chaim Weizmann and Nahum Sokolow can be seen. Behind those seated on the stage stands a large statue of Theodor Herzl. On the board placed on the left above the stage is written : "Permanenzausschluss, 2 Uhr Korpssaal".
This was the first congress after World War I, where the Balfour Declaration was approved, and it was decided to cooperate with the British government in Palestine. The Keren Hayesod was founded during this congress. (This same photo appears on the Wikipedia page for the "12th Zionist Congress").
29x22 cm. Mounted on a stiff substrate of 36x41 cm. Stains on the cardboard frame. Good condition.