Father Nicholai, pastor of a modest Russian Orthodox church which was formerly an Orthodox synagogue in Butchers Hill

Media - 2020.68.17 - SAAM-2020.68.17_1 - 140977
Copied Elinor Cahn, Father Nicholai, pastor of a modest Russian Orthodox church which was formerly an Orthodox synagogue in Butchers Hill, 1978, gelatin silver print, sheet: 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm) image: 10 14 in. × 10 in. (26 × 25.4 cm), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the East Baltimore Documentary Photography Project, 2020.68.17

Artwork Details

Title
Father Nicholai, pastor of a modest Russian Orthodox church which was formerly an Orthodox synagogue in Butchers Hill
Artist
Date
1978
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet: 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm) image: 10 14 in. × 10 in. (26 × 25.4 cm)
Markings
back lower center in pencil: Elinor B. Cahn back upper center in pencil: Father Nicholai back upper center in pencil: 10 1/4 x 10 back upper right in pencil: mat cut back upper left stamped: Elinor B. Cahn / 3317 Wood Valley Dr. Baltimore, MD 21208 back lower left stamped: (copyright symbol) Einor B. Cahn
Credit Line
Gift of the East Baltimore Documentary Photography Project
Mediums Description
gelatin silver print
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male
  • Occupation — religion — clergy
  • Object — art object — painting
  • Architecture Interior — religious — church
  • Object — other — candlestick
Object Number
2020.68.17

Exhibitions

Media - 1983.63.998 - SAAM-1983.63.998_1 - 55235
Welcome Home: A Portrait of East Baltimore, 1975 – 1980
July 16, 2021January 23, 2022
Welcome Home: A Portrait of East Baltimore, 1975-1980 captures a cross-section of East Baltimore residents and businesses in the 1970s, documenting the community’s history and diversity.