Series - Elsie Menasce Photograph Series

Elsie Menasce, "Elsie’s Shop, a French Boutique in Cape Town, 1" Elsie Menasce, "Elsie’s Shop, a French Boutique in Cape Town, 2" Elsie Menasce, "Elsie’s first property" Elsie Menasce, "Concours d’Elegance, Elsie Menasce" Elsie Menasce, "A haven of love and care for HIV children" Elsie Menasce, "Wedding in Rhodesia, 1" Elsie Menasce, "Wedding in Rhodesia, 2" Elsie Menasce, "Couple posing" Elsie Menasce, "Lubumbashi, 1962" Elsie Menasce, "Family dinner"
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Elsie Menasce Photograph Series

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  • 2012- (Custody)
    SAJM Jewish Digital Archive Project (JDAP)
  • 2012 (Donation)
    Lara Marks
  • 1952-1998 (Collection)
    Elsie Menasce

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The Elsie (Elsa) Menasce (nee Mizrahi) Collection consists of family photographs taken mostly in and around Cape Town, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), France, and the Menasce ancestral home of the Island of Rhodes, where only 151 Sephardic Jews were known to have survived the Holocaust. La Boutique Yvelle makes an appearance several times, and several photographs of the family at their Shabbat dinner and bar mitzvah ceremonies.. La Boutique Yvelle makes an appearance several times, and several photographs of the family at their Shabbat dinner, bar mitzvah ceremonies and other family occasions.

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Donated by Lara Marks


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Unless otherwise stated the copyright of all material on the Jewish Digital Archive Project resides with the South African Jewish Museum.

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