(1896 - 1954)
Abram Tromka was active/lived in New York / Poland, Russian Federation. Abram Tromka is known for mod genre, figure, etcher.
The following, submitted October 2005 by William Woolf, is a biography
of the artist created by his wife, Ann Tromka. The Tromka's were
good friends of Woolf's parents.
What I relate here about Tromka, from the time he came to "America" is
what I remember of what he told me during our first years together.
Tromka was seven years old when he came here from Poland with his
family. At immigration headquarters (then called Castle Garden)
the official clearing the family for entrance, suggested that since
they were now in the United States, it would be a good idea for them to
take an American name, suggesting "Phillips" instead of their foreign
name of TROMPKA (the original spelling). So foll ... Displaying 750 of 9023 characters.