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Moritz and Esther Flexner portraits

 Collection
Identifier: KORN1045
This collection consists of two framed oil portraits, one each of Esther Abram Flexner and Moritz Flexner, and a charcoal rendering of the former, all circa 19th century.

Dates

  • circa 1880

Creator

Extent

1 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

Moritz and Esther Abram Flexner were Jewish immigrants to Louisville. They were married in 1856 in Jefferson County, KY. He was a successful merchant. They had nine children: Abraham Flexner, Bernard Flexner, Jacob Aaron Flexner, Gertrude Flexner Baldauf, Simon Flexner, Isidor Flexner, Henry M. Flexner, Mary Flexner, and Washington Flexner. Two of their sons, Jacob and Simon, were respected physicians in Louisville, and Abraham, an educator, was instrumental in changing the face of American medical education and research.
Title
Moritz and Esther Flexner portraits
Status
Completed
Author
Katherine B. Johnson, Mary K. Marlatt
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
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Louisville KY 40292 United States
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