WorldCat Identities

Whiting, John D. (John David) 1882-1951

Overview
Works: 36 works in 36 publications in 1 language and 40 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction 
Roles: Photographer, Author
Classifications: PS3545.H6582,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John D Whiting
Convoy, a story of the war at sea by John D Whiting( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of a sailor off the coast of Maine before and during WW I
Meetings of British, Arab, and Bedouin officials in Amman, Jordan, April 1921 by American Colony (Jerusalem)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs show meetings between Arab, Bedouin, and British officials around April 17-27, 1921, at Amir Abdullah ibn Hussein's camp at Amman, Jordan. During these meetings British High Commissioner Herbert Samuel proclaimed Amir Abdullah as the ruler of Transjordan, under British protection. Among the persons depicted are, Amir Abdullah, John D. Whiting, possibly Sheik Sultan of the Belka, Sultan ibn 'Ali id Diab ul 'Adwan, Amir Shaker bin Zeid (future Regent of Transjordan), Bedouin chief Auda Abu Tayi, Sheik Majid Pasha el Adwan, Herbert Samuel, British civil administrator Wyndham Deedes, British diplomat Albert Abramson, T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia), and possibly Iraq civil administrator Gertrude Bell. Also shown are horse racing, an airplane landing at Abdullah's camp, Circassian leaders, Abudullah's bodyguard on camels, and Herbert Samuel reading his proclamation of Abdullah as leader of Transjordan
[Bedouin men on camels in front of the Arch of Triumph, Palmyra, Syria] by John D Whiting( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John D. Whiting papers by John D Whiting( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, reports, subject file, film catalogs and caption lists, printed matter, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Whiting's life as a prominent member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, a Christian utopian community founded in 1881. Documents Whiting's work as a business manager and artifact dealer with Fr. Vester & Co., also known as the American Colony Store; tour guide of historic sites in the Middle East; photographer with the American Colony Photo Dept.; author and photographer published in National Geographic; deputy U.S. consul for Jerusalem; and military intelligence officer for the British Army during World War I. Subjects include Jacob Spafford's discovery of the inscription in Hezekiah's Tunnel, Jerusalem; the locust plague of 1915; conditions in Jerusalem during World War I; the Arab-Israeli conflict; industry and commerce in the region; and Whiting family life. Family members represented include Anna T. Spafford, Jacob Spafford, Bertha Spafford Vester, Alice Brauch Whiting, Edmund Wilson Whiting, and Grace Spafford Whiting
Photographs of Lebanon, Turkey, and Syria by John D Whiting( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Album page image number 1-21 (p. 1-23) Photographs include: Crusader church (Beirut), people at picnic table, men burning thorns, cemetery of the Meidan (Damascus), village of Breije between Damascus and Homs, mosque (Homs, Syria), view of Hama from castle hill, double waterwheel (Hama, Syria), man with horse, Krak de Chevaliers, Syria (courtyard inner ward, entrance to refectory, undercroft, corner tower, outer wall, general and distant view, Grace Whiting and Geo Asfar sitting in window), sacred fish shrine (Tripoli, Lebanon), tower ruins, and Isle de Rouad, Tartosa (Tartous) cathedral and Margab castle in Syria
[Romani men and women staging a Bedouin wedding, Syria] by John D Whiting( Visual )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Members and activities of the American Colony (Jerusalem) by American Colony (Jerusalem)( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Album page image number 1-16 (p. 1-15): Photographs include: trips to Nazareth, Mar Saba, Emmaus, Jaffa, Malta, and Beirut; the boat the Celtic, Bertha (Spafford) Vester with gift of Muslim girl's school to Kaiser Wilhelm II (Ottoman Empire coat of arms), ruins of Bala'bakk, group portrait of American Colony residents in 1904, wedding of Bertha Spafford and Fredrick Vester in 1904, residence of the American Colony, and a picnic at Sherafat (Sharafat)
Trip to Cappadocia, 1935, vol. II by John D Whiting( Visual )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs taken during a trip by John D. Whiting and G. Eric Matson to the Cappadocia region of Turkey in October and November of 1935, on the request of the National Geographic Society. Whiting, a member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, worked as a tour guide, businessman, writer, and photographer. Photographs show the locations of Gueureme (Göreme), Metchan (Maçan/Avcılar), Tchaouch In (Çavuşin), Gula Deri (Güllü Dere), Pasha Baja (Paşabağ) Valley, Zilve (Zelve), Soghanli Deri (Soğanlı Dere), and Dalarat. Depicted are the volcanic rock landscape, cave churches, homes, and other facilities; frescoes, local people, and towns. Also shown are Kayseri, Ankara, the Taurus Mountains and Beilan (Belen) in Turkey, and Byzantine ruins in Syria
John D. Whiting : artist file : by John D Whiting( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Assembled artist file includes b & w photographs, reproductions from books and auction catalogs, and in some cases, negatives. Items may include full views, details, before and after restoration views, etc. Documentation may include artist name, title of work, medium, dimensions, provenance, exhibition history, related works, previous attributions, and bibliography
Diary in photos, vol. II, 1936-1937 by John D Whiting( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Album page image number 1-20 (p. 5-24): Photographs from Part I, January to May 1936 including: trip to Syria and Lebanon including a woman road builder in Hauran, Saladin's Tomb, Damascus; and Baalbek; the Lind children, wine press at Beit Jibrin, a Gaza beach, Tell Dweir (Deweir) excavations, the road to Beit Ixa (Beit Exa), Irises, Nebi Musa festival (Jerusalem), the visit to Jerusalem of the "Ethiopian king," an Arab strike on May 14th, and trip to Syria including village of Breije and Damascus houses destroyed in Druze rebellion
Diary in photos, vol. I, 1934-1935 by John D Whiting( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs show John D. Whiting's trips around the Middle East region in 1934 and 1935. Whiting, a member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, worked as a tour guide, businessman, writer, and photographer. Photographs include locations in Palestine (present-day Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip), Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, and Turkey. People depicted include John D. Whiting, his wife Grace, and sons David and Edmund (Wilson); Horatio, Jock, Louise, Freda Vester, and Anna Grace (Vester) Lind; Deputy District Governor of Beersheba ʻĀrif ʻĀrif, Emir Abdullah of Transjordan, Bedouin Sheik Majid, and travelers and visitors to the region. Also shown are the Jerusalem municipal elections of September 1935, Bedouin camps, views of Jerusalem, and the visit to Jerusalem by a Saudi prince
[Girl holding baby near ruins, probably in Syria] by John D Whiting( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Diary in photos, vol. III, 1938 by John D Whiting( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs show John D. Whiting's trips around the Middle East region from January 4th to June 26th, 1938. Whiting, a member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, worked as a tour guide, businessman, writer and photographer. Photographs include locations in Palestine (present day Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip), Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon. People depicted include Grace Whiting and travelers and visitors to the region
Photographs of members of the American Colony (Jerusalem) and Middle East locations( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs show members of the American Colony (Jerusalem) and scenes in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Damascus, and other locations. Photographs include: American Colony members dressed in costumes, a wedding, Spafford Whiting sitting with Bedouins in a tent, portrait of Bertha Vester, John Whiting, and Grace Whiting (1951); King David Hotel (Jerusalem), Bedouins, Dome of the Rock, Solomon's Quarries, Dr. Shick's model of Herod's Temple, Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem; Arab man driving car with gas tanks on running board, a library possibly at the Rockefeller Museum, Jerusalem; Arab shops closed during protest against Balfour decloration, Jewish man in Old City during 1938 siege of Jerusalem, child riding on camel, Bedouins meeting inside a tent, a "junkman's" shop in Damascus, and crushing olives with fragment of ancient column at Beit Jibrin
World War I and the British Mandate in Palestine by American Colony (Jerusalem)( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs show people and events in Palestine (present day Israel and the West Bank) and Jordan between 1917 and 1926, focusing on World War I, the British capture and occupation of Jerusalem, and the early British Mandate period
[Jewish? children seated on ground with food and drinks] by John D Whiting( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Three Bedouin men, standing, facing front] by John D Whiting( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Diary in photos, vol. IV, 1938 by John D Whiting( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs show John D. Whiting's trips around the Middle East region from June 30 to Dec. 31, 1938. Whiting, a member of the American Colony in Jerusalem, worked as a tour guide, businessman, writer, and photographer. Photographs focus on a trip to Syria with Mr. Moore for the National Geographic Magazine, but also include locations in Palestine (present day Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip) and Lebanon. People depicted include Grace Whiting, Emir Mighim, Consul-General Wadsworth and his wife, "Brother Elias," and "Rajai el Husseini." Includes photographs of the 1938 siege of Jerusalem and lifting of the siege
Gleaners beating out their sheaves by John D Whiting( Visual )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photograph shows women gleaning in a field in Israel
World War I in Palestine and the Sinai by American Colony (Jerusalem)( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Album page image number 1-15 (p. 1-15): Photographs from 1914 to 1915 including: a portrait of Jamal Pasha (Cemal Paşa) Ottoman governor and Commander-in-Chief in Syria and Palestine, the Sherif of Medina (Ḥusayn ibn ʻAlī) speaking in Medina and arriving in Jerusalem, Zeki (Zaki) Bey, military commander of Jerusalem and staff, war recruiting in Tiberias, Ottoman army drilling and traveling to the Suez Canal, portrait of von Trümmer Pasha, the Camel Corps in the Sinai and Beersheba, American Red Cross workers and camp, troops at Katiah (Qatia), Austrian officers, "Kutchuk" Jamal Pasha (Cemal Paşa), Ottoman outposts at Kala'at el Nakhl and Bir Hassana, panorama of Hafir el Aujah, Red Crescent hospital and funeral of soldier at Hafir el Aujah, encampment at Asluj, and German station at Abou Angeileh
 
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Alternative Names
John D. Whiting fotógrafo palestino

John D. Whiting Palestinian photographer

John D. Whiting photographe palestinien

Whiting, John David 1882-1951

Languages
English (31)