Flowers of the Holy Land Author:Bertha Spafford Vester "Flowers of the Holy Land" captures the splendour of Palestine's wildflowers in thirty watercolors painted by one of Jerusalem's most venerated residents, Bertha Spafford Vester. — This book is about a woman's life, the wildflowers she has painted and the interesting information she has gathered about them.Mrs. Vester has lived some eighty years ... more »in the Holy Land, serving and caring for the people there. Arabs call her "Mother of Mercy" - Palestinians fondly reder to her as "the mother of us all." In this land of frequent internal strife, she is loved and respected by all races and religions.
Mrs. Vester's lifelong concern has been the care of little children. Her baby hospital has been described as the finest of its kind in the whole Arab Middle East.
Note by PBS Member: The 30 colorplates in this book are suitable for framing.« less