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Catalog Number 2009.066.122
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Black and white photo of United Nations Acting Mediator Dr. Ralph J. Bunche signing the General Armistice Agreement between Egypt and Israel on February 24, 1949. A caption is typewritten on the verso:

Egyptian-Israel Armistice Agreement Signed
UN 20336 Isle of Rhodes, 24 February 1949
The United Nations Acting Mediator, Dr. Ralph J. Bunche, signs the General Armistice Agreement between the Egyptian and Israeli Governments. At right is his political advisor Henri Vigier.
The agreement was concluded after several weeks of negotiations under the chairmanship of the UN Acting Mediator. Hotel des Roses, the Isle of Rhodes.
Date 1949
People Bunche, Ralph J.
Studio United Nations
Copyright While photographs are freely reproducible except for advertising purposes, they are distributed with the understanding that they are to be used in UN context only.
Print size 10" x 8"
Collection African American History
Search Terms United Nations