Item 2008.001.1954 - [Four Christian monks]

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[Four Christian monks]

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  • [between 1898 and 1914] (Creation)

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1 photograph : cartes-de-visit ; 10.7 x 6.2 cm

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Ignacy Romaszkiewicz, born in Lithuania in 1874, moved to the United States in 1896 where he learned the trade of a photographer. In 1898 he set up his own studio at 1017 Broadway, Buffalo, New York where he photographer many of the city's elite, including priests, businessmen and visiting dignitaries. In 1914 he sold his studio to Walter Grzelak.

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Item is a cabinet card portrait featuring four monks, two seated with two standing behind in a photography studio. The card is greyish blue in colour, and the photographer's stamp on the verso reads: "PHOTOGRAPHERS, / ROMASZKIEWICZ / 1017 BROADWAY, / BUFFALO, N.Y.".

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Fading overall. Card has been cut unevenly along edges.

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