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Object ID Number FPA 1005.1
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Max Marcus
Image from circa 1988
to circa 1988
Description Max Marcus (left) stands with his wife Luisa Orta at their "Botanica and Flowers" stand in the Essex Street Market. Max Marcus operated an auction house inside 97 Orchard Street in the 1930's.
Photographer/ Artist Cooper, Martha
People Marcus, Max
Orta, Luisa
Place USA/ New York/ New York City/ New York County/ Lower East Side/ Essex Street
Subjects Alumni & Alumnae
Copyright City Lore donated non-exclusive rights to the Museum in 2010.
Provenance Photographer Martha Cooper took this photograph as one of a series of Essex Street Market vendors for a project for City Lore. City Lore donated the image rights to the Tenement Museum and retained the orginal prints and negatives.