About This Item


  • TitleAmy Lercara and Louise Toscano
  • Call NumberOSOS_0007
  • SummaryPortrait of sisters Amy Lercara and Louise Toscano of Brooklyn, New York, standing together in photographic studio; both wearing loose dresses; potted plant at left.
  • Date[1925?]
  • Formatstill image
  • Physical Description1 image file : digital, TIFF, black & white
  • Genredigital imagesphotographsportraits
  • NoteTitle supplied by cataloger. Original photograph (5 x 3 in.) digitized on July 18, 2015 as a TIFF. Donated for capture by Vera Toscano at the Leonard Library. Collected through the Our Streets, Our Stories community heritage project, a part of the Culture in Transit grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Knight News Challenge.
  • SubjectSisters -- New York (State) -- New York ; Italian American women -- New York (State) -- New York ; Young women -- New York (State) -- New York
  • PlaceBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Cite AsOur Streets, Our Stories collection, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection
  • RightsThis work is covered by a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 license. Users are free to share and adapt the work for non-commercial purposes as long as appropriate credit is given to the source and new material created with this work is shared under the same conditions.
  • Digital Public Library of AmericaThis item is represented in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).