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Title
Jewish woman from Tunisia
Additional title: Fat Jewess
Collection

Dorot Jewish Division postcards

Jews in Africa

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1905 - 1950 (Approximate)
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: **P (Box 170:41)
Topics
Jews -- Africa
Genres
Postcards
Notes
Funding: Digitized in honor of the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, from Nina Munk, 2020-2021 Fellow.
Acquisition: Nash Family Philanthropic Fund
Physical Description
Extent: 1 postcard :b&w ;14 x 9 cm
Description
Jewish woman from Tunisia. Original caption: "Fat Jewess, Sfax, Tunisia. This woman is considered a great beauty in her neighbours' judgment, in that her weight is over 200 pounds".
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 137868492
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16804675
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1d263f0-b764-013a-18a2-0242ac110004
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1905: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Jewish woman from Tunisia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1905 - 1950. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1066b3c0-bd07-013a-b544-0242ac110004

Chicago/Turabian Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Jewish woman from Tunisia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1066b3c0-bd07-013a-b544-0242ac110004

APA Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1905 - 1950). Jewish woman from Tunisia Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1066b3c0-bd07-013a-b544-0242ac110004

Wikipedia Citation

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Jewish woman from Tunisia