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Photograph by:
Alexander Alland, American, 1902 - 1989  Search this
Subject of:
Wentworth Arthur Matthew, Kittitian, 1892 - 1973  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation of the Living God Pillar and Ground of Truth, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 6 1/2 × 8 in. (16.5 × 20.3 cm)
H x W (Image and Sheet): 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1940
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of Rabbi Matthew holding an open book next to an altar surrounded by several men. The photograph is signed by the photographer in the bottom right corner.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Hebraic religions  Search this
Communities  Search this
Judaism  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religion  Search this
Worship services  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.38.10
Restrictions & Rights:
© Alexander Alland, Jr.
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Commandment Keepers: African-American Jewish Congregation in Harlem
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f391f7be-81ba-48ed-a80d-475cd0b405ef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.38.10