Item 04: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1918 - Page 23
22 January 1918 Tuesday
Richon-Le-Zion is shown on most maps as Ayan-Kara.
Anzac Div. Headquarters are in Baron Rothschilds house in
Richon-Le- Zion- Nicely furnished, water laid on, two storied, standing among Oranges & Palms- with a photo of the baron on the wall- He settled many Jews here & the Richon Winery is one of the biggest in the world- The Turks damaged nothing.
Rode 8 miles into Jaffa or Joppa & bought colored book of Holy Land cities in German!! but the colouring is absolutely correct & you will be safe in copying if you can find time
little Mother to paint. I searched the Town for this, the only one so hope it arrives safely