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Folio of 8 color lithographs of Eastern European emigrants

Publication | Accession Number: 2016.184.552

Book with eight color lithographs of watercolors by Jozef Kruszewski. The images depict groups of people as they prepare to immigrate to America in the late 19th century. The illustrations and captions chiefly depict immigration attempts by citizens of Poland and Eastern Europe. The humor is tpoical and ethnicm, with Polish persons sometimes presented in a ridiculous light, and Jewish person portrayed as stereotypes with long side-locks and large noses. Each plate is annotated in Polish, German and Hungarian. This book is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Title
Emigracya do Ameryki : album według akwarel J. Kruszewskiego
Auswanderung nach Amerika Album nach aquarellen von J. Kruszewski
Date
1888  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : Krakow (Poland)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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