Community in Prayer

Photograph by
Alland, Alexander, American, 1902 - 1989
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1940
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 × 8 in. (15.2 × 20.3 cm)
H x W x D (Image and Sheet): 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a congregation of men and women raising their hands in the air to receive prayer. The photograph is signed by the photographer in the bottom right corner.
Place captured
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
The Commandment Keepers: African-American Jewish Congregation in Harlem
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Communities
Photography
Religion
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.38.6
Restrictions & Rights
© Alexander Alland, Jr.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ee49e1a8-3b56-41e8-b3b7-507f04668d4f