A Group of Hassidic Men Listen to a Rabbi in a Brooklyn Synagogue, New York City, USA

Leonard Freed, American, 1929 - 2006

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1954

Gelatin silver print

Image: 6 5/16 × 9 1/2 in. (16 × 24.1 cm)

Sheet: 8 1/16 × 10 in. (20.4 × 25.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Kate and Bart Osman, Class of 1990, Tuck 1996

2014.107.9

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, titled, dated, and situated, and with typed description, copyright stamp and “Early Print” stamp on verso. Signed, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: Leonard Freed; numbered, on reverse, in graphite, upper left: LFNYJ-04; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower left: 1954 NEW YORK, USA; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, upper right facing left: 5000; numbered, on reverse, in black ink, lower right: 54-2-35/26; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, upper center: c [encircled] Leonard Freed / Magnum Photos, Inc.; stamped, on reverse, in purple ink, upper center: Today’s Jews………….. October 1980 Distribution 80-135 [underlined] / In light of the various anti-Jewish demonstrations in various countries / of the world and bombing of the Paris Synagogue and Neo Nazi and / Fascist movements, MAGNUM photographer Leonard Freed has compiled this / selection of photographs illustrating some of the customs and traditions / within the Jewish Community at present time. / Photos by Leonard [sic] Freed/MAGNUM Photos, 2 rue Christine, Paris 6e.; stamped, on reverse, in purple ink, center: Photo. 6. (54.2.35/26) a New York rabbi speaking to an all male / congregation in a Brooklyn Synagogue during a “Verbringen” meeting.; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower left: EARLY PRINT; stamped, on reverse, in black ink, lower right: c [encircled] Leonard Freed-Magnum.

Provenance

Harley and Stephen C. Osman, Stamford, Connecticut; lent to present collection, 2014; Kate and Bart Osman, Greenwich, Connecticut, given to present collection, 2014.

Old Number

LFNYJ-04; EL.2014.80.29

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