Library Acquisition: Laurence Salzmann Photography Collection

December 3, 2018
Arthur Kiron

We are delighted to announce the gift by Laurence Salzmann and Ayşe Gürsan-Salzmann of the Laurence Salzmann Photography Collection.

Consisting of over twenty discrete projects, Laurence Salzmann’s interdisciplinary oeuvre of photography, films, and photo-illustrated books spans over fifty years and four continents and is both fine art and unique anthropological field work. It covers a range of human experiences and geographical locales, from documenting indigenous people in Mexico, Cuba, and Peru, to the last surviving members of Jewish communities in Romania and Turkey, to Black-Jewish relationships in the United States, to Philadelphia local history.


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Arthur Kiron

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