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  • Meghan Davy

    1938- Isaac Street, Kazimierz, Cracow, Poland. Photo by Roman Vishniac (August 19, 1897 – January 22, 1990). Vishniac was a Russian-American photographer, best known for capturing a life and culture lost: that of pre-WWII Jews in Central and Eastern Europe.

  • Carolyn Fahm

    Roman Vishniac, Isaac Street, Cracow, 1938 Gelatin silver print - This is photography used to document something that was soon to vanish completely. I find this image terribly, terribly sad.

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