Album : bound, embossed, embellished, gilded, photography, handwritten : brown, copper, gold, black, beige ; Ht: 13,5 cm x W: 23,5 cm
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Approximately 30 pages. Hardcover, cardboard bound with cord. Cover is dark brown, faux-leather with a very defined imprinted floral pattern; the title is gilded on the upper left side. The right side has an attached copper-coloured metal embellishment, surrounded with a fabric tape border, with gilded detailing. The embellishment is of a profile of a boy, resting a pick axe on his shoulder. The spine is covered with a brown plastic tape; a brown cord is threaded between 2 holes, positioned vertically on the spine, covered with plastic reinforcements. Inside covers have a brown wood-grain pattern. Interior pages are black cardstock, with brown picture corners glued to the surface, however, no pictures are found throughout the book. Pages are interleafed with beige, textured vellum. A card was inserted into the first page: beige with a black double-lined border and black printed text and black fields, which have been filled out by hand, with pencil. Narrative: The inserted card is a receipt for a new applicant to the Jewish National Workers' Alliance in New York, dated January 1, 1951.
1. Specifically the award states that the Canada-Israel Foundation in cooperation with the Embassy of Israel pays tribute to Sylva Gelber, O.C., in recognition of Dedicated Support of the Arts in Israel and Canada.
2. Presented at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.