This new set of postcards featuring the graphic covers of Yiddish sheet music from our collection will certainly inspire a renaissance of handwritten communications.
As Jewish immigrants fashioned new lives in America, the popular songs of the Yiddish theater provided an ever-present soundtrack. The star actors of these productions were household names, and their celebrity was reflected in these song covers.
Miniature masterpieces of marketing and design, their appeal is undimmed a century later. They are windows into a vanished world.
Eight distinctive designs in each set.