Photograph of Jewish neighborhood street in New York

Photograph of Jewish neighborhood street in New York

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Digital pigment print of an untitled photograph by Seren Kohen of a group of a street in a Jewish neighborhood in New York City. Taken from the street's sidewalk, the photo shows a group of people walking, cars driving, and the businesses on the other side of the street. Two of the men on the sidewalk are wearing shtreimels, broad cylindrical fur hats, and have the characteristic hair curls beside their ears. One is pushing a baby carriage with two infants and the other is carrying a shopping bag. A group of children in traditional Hasidic hats and coats stand in the road at the photo's lower left. One of the cars in the street has stickers with Hebrew writing on its back window, and is trailed by two oddly dressed men, possibly clowns. Among the stores on the street are a fish market, hardware store, and a shoe store.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
date made
2000s
maker
Kohen, Seren
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 60 cm x 71 cm; 23 5/8 in x 27 15/16 in
ID Number
2008.0071.10
accession number
2008.0071
catalog number
2008.0071.10
subject
New York City
Judaism
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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