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kvetchlandia: “ Roman Vishniac Jewish Boy Writing a Letter to His Mother, Who is Working in Lodz, Warsaw 1937 ”

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windandlight: “ Roman Vishniac, Child inside during the winter, Uzhgorod, 1938 [R.: This child had to stay indoors during the winter. There was no money to buy her shoes.

fot. przed 1939r., Zofia Chomętowska, źr. "Warsawa współczesna - geneza i rozwój", źr. wykop.pl

fot. przed 1939r., Zofia Chomętowska, źr. "Warsawa współczesna - geneza i rozwój", źr. wykop.pl

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The Royal Castle in Warsaw burns after being shelled by German artillery. In the style of blitzkrieg, the Germans bombed and shelled most Polish cities in their advance.

Barco hundido en el Mar Rojo.

A pair of divers explore the wreck of the Giannis D (originally Shoyo Maru) on the Abu Nuhas reef, Strait of Gubal, Red Sea, Egypt. By British photographer Alex Mustard. He's travelled the world snapping pictures of wrecked ships lying on the sea bed.

Roman Vishniac (Rusia) Softening stale bread. Vienna, after Anschluss 1935-38

Softening stale bread, Vienna, after Anschluss, ca by Roman Vishniac

“The name of the game is hopscotch.”  Photo by Alter Kacyzne.

“The name of the game is hopscotch.” Photo by Alter Kacyzne.

Claude Monet, photo by Nadar, 1899.

Claude Monet

Claude Monet, founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting

Warsaw. A boy standing by his basket of bagels at the curb. 'The merchant with his bagels has to beware of a policeman because he's peddling without a license.'

Uncredited Photographer Jewish Boy Selling Bagels at the Curb, Warsaw The photographer notes that the boy is watching for police, since he was not licensed to sell, just like the poor and.

Roman Vishniac, Isaac Street, Kazimierz, Cracow, Poland, 1938

Isaac Street, Kazimierz, the Jewish Sector dates to the Middle Ages. Cracow Poland by Roman Vishniac, 1938

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