Accession consists of seven oversized colour photographs of seven mikvahs in Toronto taken by photographer Alona Yeshayav.
First image from Sephardic Kehilla Centre, 7026 Bathurst, Thornhill. Image features tiles in Greek key styling around inside perimeter, black tiled flooring, greenery along two sides of pool. Four decorative columns.
Second image from Chabad Gate Mikvah North, 770 Chabad Gate, Thornhill. Image features blue stone tiled flooring, white tiled walls with floral tiled arrangement on two walls.
Third image from Beth Avaham Yosef of Toronto, 613 Clark Ave. West, Thornhill. Image features flooring and tiles in a brown and bronze tone.
Fourth image from Chabad Flamingo, 8001 Bathurst, Thornhill. Image features decorative image of stylized female in front of lit shabbat candles, encased on one wall. Her head is covered and she is preparing to pray. Crystal or glass chandelier with hanging pendants is suspended from ceiling.
Fifth image from The Village Shul, 1072 Eglinton Ave. West, Toronto. Image features white tiled decking. Lower portion of walls have green square tiles, above which is ribbon border of white, followed by large square grey tiles. Cornice moulding at ceiling. Four wall sconces.
Sixth image from Ner Israel Yeshiva, 8950 Bathurst St., Thornhill. Image features beige square tile floor and walls. Single band of blue tiles run horizontally along two walls.
Seventh image from Chabad Lubovitch of Markham, 83 Green Lane, Thornhill. Border of grey and white tiles in diamond pattern along three sides of mikvah. Lower two-thirds of walls are tiled, upper third painted in marble pattern. A single wall sconce is mounted on one wall. Ceiling has skylight image.
Alona Yeshayav was born in Israel, July 3, 1988. She moved to Toronto in 1998 where she studied photography as part of the Image Arts program at Ryerson University. Alona works as a nutritionist. Photography is her hobby.
Conditional Access. If photos are published, credit donor as photographer.
Village Shul and Aish HaTorah Learning Centre (Toronto, Ont.)