National Geographic : 1926 Sep
Photograph from Brig. Gen. P.R. C.Groves JAFFA, "THE BEAUTIFUL," SEAPORT FOR THE HOLY CITY Students of mythology remember this white city as the scene of rescue by Perseus of Andromeda from theseamonster. Biblical scholars recall its association with Jonah's adventures with the great fish, and here St. Peter had his vision in thehome ofSimon the tanner. The oranges of Jaffa come from groves on the outskirts and are reputed to be as sweet as honey. The dark patch inthe lower left istheunder wing ofthe photographer's airplane.