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Rebekah Burgess Abramovich
Worked at Metropolitan Museum of Art
Attended Columbia University
Lives in Brooklyn, New York
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Thank you, Met friends! I will miss my days at the museum with you and Mr. Burdick's cards. These personalized m&m's are magnificent.
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I wrote a short history of the Dionne Quintuplets for Retronaut / Mashable...
How the first quintuplets in medical history to survive infancy became an astonishingly profitable tourist attraction.
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I wrote a short piece on Tintype Occupationals
The affordability of the tintype photo process allowed everyday carpenters and masons to have their portraits taken with their trusty saws and spades.
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I wrote an article on the mysterious and macabre Whitechapel Club for Chicago magazine online

http://www.chicagomag.com/city-life/May-2016/Whitechapel-Club/
A look at the infamous Whitechapel Club, a group of turn-of-the-century newspapermen who loved the macabre
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I wrote a short article for Retronaut - Mashable about the Lomen Bros Photo Studio of Nome, Alaska in the early 1900s..
The Lomen family of Nome, Alaska owned a reindeer company, a pharmacy, a clothing store — and a photo studio.
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I wrote a short article for Retronaut / Mashable about Mumler's "ghost" photos of the 1860s

http://mashable.com/2016/06/30/mumler-spirit-photos/#7npLENfd7Pq7
William Mumler's photos of ghostly apparitions ended up getting him charged with fraud.
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I wrote a short piece on Retronaut / Mashable about Tintype Occupationals
The affordability of the tintype photo process allowed everyday carpenters and masons to have their portraits taken with their trusty saws and spades.
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I wrote an article for the Met Blog about a scandalous Victorian belly dancer...

http://www.metmuseum.org/blogs/now-at-the-met/2016/omene-the-suicide-club-burdick-collection
Collections Management Assistant Rebekah Burgess Abramovich profiles Omene, a notorious figure in late 19th-century American dance, whose portrait is included on 13 tobacco cards in The Met's Jefferson R. Burdick Collection of Printed Ephemera.
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Collections Management Coordinator, Drawings & Prints Department, Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Collections Management Coordinator
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