Gypsies

Collection Data

Description
Views of gypsies living in New York City's Lower East Side; includes portraits, family and social life, and costume.
Names
Alland, Alexander, 1902-1989 (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1938 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFZ+ (Alland) 82-28
Topics
Romanies -- New York (State) -- New York
Poor persons -- New York (State) -- New York
Romanies -- Clothing & dress
Slums -- New York (State) -- New York
Ethnic groups -- United States
Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.) -- History
Genres
Photographs
Photograph albums
Notes
Source note: Album is library-produced, title is created.
Content: 1 page of typescript and 2 pages of typed captions by the photographer (?); some captions repeated on photo mounts.
Content: Typescript introduction signed in pencil by the author.
Additional physical form: Master microform; *ZZ-24058.
Acquisition: Gift of the photographer, 1938.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 album (66 silver gelatin photoprints on 72 leaves) ; photoprints are approx. 254 x 205mm on leave 35 x 30cm + 16 smaller silver gelatin photoprints of various sizes mounted 8 to a page).
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11920347
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2e75c7c0-53ee-0132-2ce7-58d385a7b928
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