Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/1917 surrender of Jerusalem

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Surrender of Jerusalem, 1917[edit]

Original - The Ottoman surrender of Jerusalem to the British, December 9, 1917.
Reason
This directly follows the Battle of Jerusalem (1917). The Ottomans surrender Jerusalem to the British, setting up the period for the British mandate. This is a restored version of File:Ottoman surrender of Jerusalem.jpg.
Articles this image appears in
Partitioning of the Ottoman Empire, British Mandate of Palestine, Battle of Jerusalem (1917), History of Jerusalem
Creator
American Colony (Jerusalem)
  • Support as nominator --Xavexgoem (talk) 06:06, 14 February 2009 (UTC)
  • Support GerardM (talk) 23:17, 14 February 2009 (UTC)
  • SupportJake Wartenberg 04:10, 15 February 2009 (UTC)
  • Support Commander Zulu (talk) 07:46, 16 February 2009 (UTC)
  • Support: Excellent historic image and great restoration. ←Maedin\talk 13:46, 16 February 2009 (UTC)

Promoted File:Ottoman surrender of Jerusalem restored.jpg MER-C 02:48, 21 February 2009 (UTC)