“THE MOST BRILLIANT DIPLOMATIST OF THE SECOND HALF OF THE 20TH CENTURY”: PHOTOGRAPH OF ABBA EBAN, INSCRIBED BY HIM
EBAN, Abba. Photograph inscribed. No place, circa 1955. Original black-and-white photograph measuring 5 by 8 inches, printed on verso. $600.
Original black-and-white photographic portrait of Abba Eban, inscribed and dated by him in Hebrew below the image.
Hailed as “the most brilliant diplomatist of the second half of the 20th century… Israel’s representative at the United Nations during the independence struggle of 1948, its ambassador to both Washington and the United Nations during the Middle East war of 1956… Abba Eban gave elegant and passionate expression to Israel’s right to exist” (New York Times). Black-and-white photograph shows Eban from the shoulders up, facing the camera. Signed by him in Hebrew beneath the photograph, printing with caption information on verso. From the library of renowned scholar, writer and diplomat Jacob Baal-Teshuva.