Copland/Perlis dates this photograph as "1909," when Copland would have been seven going on eight. Copland's own note on the back of the photo reads "Copland at the age of nine, with his sister Josephine."
Copland's note on the back of the photo reads: "Me and my landlady in front of our doorstep -- 196 Rue St. Merry. Fountainebleau -- July 1921"
Copland's note on the back of the photo reads "Picture of the Rue Saint Merry. The cross marks my house, and the circle is under my windows. This was taken at 12 noon, not what you'd call a business street, is it?"
Copland's note on verso of photograph: "Ma & Pa -- at retirement age before store on Wash. Av. B[roo]klyn (ca. 1921)" Copland/Perlis identifies the photo as being taken "during the final sale before their retir... More
Copland's ink note on back reads "This is me with the hausfrau and the dog." Later he adds in pencil "Konigstein [no umlaut], 1927 Germany"