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[Six men working in Romany Coppersmiths workshop, 214 Bowery, New York City] : photoprint

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Photographer:
Wendler-Funaro, Carlos de (language teacher also known as Carl Funaro) 1898-1985
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 10 x 8 in. (image size 9 x 7 in.), unmounted
Culture:
Rom
Type:
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1939
1942
Circa 1939-1942
1930-1950
1920-1980
1930-1940
Notes:
See collection register for information about the Romany Coppersmiths workshop, p. 33.
Summary:
The men are giving a not very convincing "demonstration" of metalworking. Two of them hold hammers to bang on a large vessel.
Cite as:
Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Metal-work
Coppersmiths
Gypsies
Local number:
Ac0161-0000039 (AC Scan No.)
See more items in:
Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection, ca. 1920-1975
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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