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Object ID Number FPA 9903.2
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Confino Family Photographs
Image from circa 1922.0
to circa 1922.0
Description Black and white photograph (not original) depicting Esther Confino Kaplan, age 5 on the roof of E. 108th St. in Harlem. The photograph was probably around the time of Rosh Hashana. The photo was taken by David A. Confino (who later changed his last name to Coffield). Furniture was brought up to the roof to make it appear as if the photos were taken inside the house. The building was owned by Abraham Confino and his family lived there at that time. The Confino Family lived at 97 Orchard Street between 1913 and 1917.
Photographer/ Artist Confino, David A.
People Kaplan, Esther Confino
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ E. 108th Steet
Subjects Child
Chair
Roof
Descendant
Sephardic Judaism
Copyright
Provenance Copy of a photograph given by Diane Coffield. No Deed of Gift paperwork was executed for this image.