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Mom-and-Pops of the LES is a sculptural installation featuring near life-size images of family-owned businesses of the Lower East Side
Mom-and-Pops of the LES is a sculptural installation featuring near life-size images of family-owned businesses of the Lower East Side
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    SPECIAL THANK YOU on social media

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    -Your name listed as a supporter on our social media accounts; Twitter & Instagram: @jamesandkarla Facebook and Blog: James and Karla Murray Photography

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    SIGNED STOREFRONT POSTCARD

    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to you. Everyone who pledges $10 and more will receive this item. Donation includes Shipping to anywhere in the world!

    -Your name listed as a supporter on our social media accounts; Twitter & Instagram: @jamesandkarla Facebook and Blog: James and Karla Murray Photography

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    2 Branded Sharpies and Signed Postcard

    -2 Branded Sharpie pens with "Mom-and-Pops of the LES" mailed to you

    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch storefront postcard on cardstock with SIGNED THANK YOU note from us mailed to you. Donation includes U.S. shipping. International shipping is additional.

    -Your name listed as a supporter on our social media accounts; Twitter & Instagram: @jamesandkarla Facebook and Blog: James and Karla Murray Photography

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    1 ticket to "Store Front" walking tour

    -1 ticket to attend a "Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York" walking tour led by Karla & James Murray in the East Village lasting 2 hours VALUED at $30 and redeemable for multiple tour dates to be announced.

    Join Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) guides Karla & James Murray, the photographers and authors of "Store Front:The Disappearing Face of New York" as they visit some of the remarkable East Village and Lower East Side storefronts documented in their books, and remember those which have disappeared. Unique 19th and 20th century retail graphics and neon signage as well as architectural adornments will be discussed. Dates to be determined, usually on a Saturday or Sunday and available on a monthly basis. Maximum of 30 people will attend any given tour.

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    Mom & Pops LES Notebook/Sharpies OR Tote

    NEW REWARD added 5-25-18 to meet Stretch Goal with your choice of:

    - 1 "Mom & Pops L.E.S." Notebook of 80 Pages of Unlined White Paper AND
    -2 "Mom & Pops L.E.S."branded Sharpie pens

    OR "Mom & Pops L.E.S." Heavy Canvas Tote (12.0 oz. Heavy Canvas with Bottom Gusset and Web Canvas Handles with 10" Drop Tote measures: 20" W x 15" H x 5" D

    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to .

    -Your name listed as a supporter on our social media accounts; Twitter & Instagram: @jamesandkarla Facebook and Blog: James and Karla Murray Photography

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    Mom & Popism book, Postcard & Sharpies

    -1 copy of "Mom & Popism"board book SIGNED by James & Karla Murray. (seen in video) Donation includes U.S. shipping.

    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch storefront postcards on cardstock with SIGNED THANK YOU note from us

    -2 branded Sharpie pens with "Mom-and-Pops of the LES"

    -Your name listed as a supporter on our social media accounts; Twitter & Instagram: @jamesandkarla Facebook and Blog: James and Karla Murray Photography

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    STOREFRONT 16 x 20" Poster and Postcard

    -1 STOREFRONT: The Disappearing Face of New York 16 x 20 inch poster SIGNED by us and printed on Kodak Professional Endura Luster paper

    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch storefront postcard on cardstock with SIGNED THANK YOU note from us

    --Your name listed as a supporter on our social media accounts; Twitter & Instagram: @jamesandkarla Facebook and Blog: James and Karla Murray Photography

    -Donation includes U.S. shipping. International shipping is additional.

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    Signed STOREFRONT 8x10 Print & Postcard

    -Choice of 7 different signed archival 8 x 10 inch Store Front prints seen in video and story. Printed on Kodak Professional Endura Luster paper and signed by us. Donation includes U.S. shipping. International shipping is additional.

    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to .

    -Your name listed as a supporter on our social media accounts; Twitter & Instagram: @jamesandkarla Facebook and Blog: James and Karla Murray Photography

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    Signed "Store Front II" Book- 8x10 Print

    -FIRST EDITION copy of James & Karla Murray's book "Store Front II- A History Preserved" Mini edition SIGNED by us ($30 USD value) see book in video and story

    -Choice of 7 different signed archival 8 x 10 inch Store Front prints seen in video. Printed on Kodak Professional Endura Luster paper and signed by us. (see print selection in video and story)

    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to .

    -Your name listed as a supporter on our social media accounts; Twitter & Instagram: @jamesandkarla Facebook and Blog: James and Karla Murray Photography

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    "Store Front" Book -Sharpies-8x10 Print

    -SIGNED copy of James & Karla Murray's book "Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York" Mini Hardcover edition, 346 pages and measures 8.7 x 1.1 x 7.3 inches ($30 USD value) see book in video and story

    -Choice of 7 different signed archival 8 x 10 inch Store Front prints seen in video. Printed on Kodak Professional Endura Luster paper and signed by us. (see print selection in video and story)

    -2 Branded Sharpie pens with "Mom-and-Pops of the LES" mailed to you

    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to .

    -Your name listed as a supporter on our social media accounts; Twitter & Instagram: @jamesandkarla Facebook and Blog: James and Karla Murray Photography

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    Signed STOREFRONT 11x14 Print & Postcard

    -Choice of 7 different signed archival 11 x 14 inch Store Front prints seen in video and story. Printed on Kodak Professional Endura Luster paper and signed by us. Donation includes U.S. shipping. International shipping is additional.

    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to .

    -Your name listed as a supporter on our social media accounts; Twitter & Instagram: @jamesandkarla Facebook and Blog: James and Karla Murray Photography

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    12x36 inch Signage Collage Print

    - Limited Edition Chromatic Storefront Signage Collage Print signed and numbered by James & Karla Murray:

    8.5 x 32 inch width image printed on 12 x 36 inch Kodak Professional Endura Glossy Paper Signed Edition of 50

    Panoramic print (as seen in our Story) will be shipped rolled inside sturdy photo tube. Shipping is additional $10 within the U.S. only

    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch storefront postcard on cardstock with SIGNED THANK YOU note from us.

    -Your name listed as a supporter on our social media accounts; Twitter & Instagram: @jamesandkarla Facebook and Blog: James and Karla Murray Photography

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    Chromatic Storefront Signage Collage

    -12 x 36 inch Chromatic Signage Collage created by James & Karla Murray and printed directly on metal with high gloss finish giving the collage brightly saturated colors and brilliant whites. These metal prints have outstanding durability as the photo is infused directly into the metal so that they are fade and stain and water-resistant. They are even dry-erasable and easy to clean with your favorite glass cleaner.

    Donation includes U.S. shipping and a certificate of authenticity signed by James & Karla Murray will also be mailed to donor.

    International shipping to Canada is available for an additional $20.00

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    1/10th Scale "Mom-and-Pops" Miniature

    -Limited edition Mom-and-Pops of the L.E.S. 1/10th scale miniature created and signed by Karla & James Murray
    Miniature is 13.5 inches width x 9 inches height x 10.5 inches depth constructed of plywood panels, archival digital C-prints, cardboard, watercolor, oil pastels, and placed on a base of miniature black wood Belgian blocks that were hand cut and glued. All 4 sides of miniature can be seen in video and photos are also included in our story.

    -Please note that due to the delicate materials of this miniature, shipping within the U.S. shipping is additional (estimated at $15) but item can be picked up FREE of charge at our studio in the East Village of Manhattan or at the opening celebration of the installation at Seward Park in the Lower East Side.

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