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Rudolf Rocker (1873–1958)

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

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The sitter was born in Germany and came to Whitechapel in 1895. He was a leader of the Jewish Immigrant Poor, particularly tailors. After the First World War, he emigrated to the United States.

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives





oil on canvas


H 77 x W 60 cm

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transferred from Whitechapel Library, 2005

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