Roman Vishniac, Isaac Street, Cracow, 1938. Vishniac's extraordinary documentation of everything that would soon be lost, is a tremendous gift to the world. A tremendously sad gift. Photos, Romans Vishniak, Silver Prints, Gelatin Silver, Romans Vishniac, Kazimierz, Cracow, Isaac Street, Photography
Claude P. Dettloff - “Wait For Me Daddy”, October 1, 1940: A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father. From 40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken
Saint Maurice, ca. 1522–25 This panel, which formed the left wing of an altarpiece, represents Maurice, the Roman legion commander from Thebes who was martyred in the late third century for refusing orders to slaughter the Christians of Gaul. Painted by Lucas Cranach the Elder and his workshop about 1522–25, likely among many works commissioned for the church at Halle, which was rededicated as a collegiate church in 1523, by Cardinal Albrecht de Brandenburg, archbishop-elector of Mainz.