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Object ID Number FPA 15.04.22
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Burinescu Family Photographs
Image from circa 1920
to circa 1940
Description Black and white (sepia) original photograph of Bella Spivak, a cousin of Celia (Burinescu) Appel and the Burinescu Family. She is posed holding a white candle tied with a bow, possibly at a religious ceremony(?). The photo was printed on a postcard.

Postcard inscription on the verso: "Post Card/ The Gus Studios/ 156 Rivington St/ Phone Orchard 1130/ Gustave Wittmayer prop."
Photographer/ Artist Unknown
Search Terms Burinescu family
People Spivak, Bella
Provenance This photograph was donated by Annette Brenner who was the daugter of Celia (Burninescu) Appel. Celia lived with her parents, Jacob and Sarah Burinescu, and her five siblings at 97 Orchard Street in the early 20th Century. Annette Brenner donated this accession when she attended a Burinescu Family Reunion at the Tenement Museum on September 12, 2015.