Collection of Five Photographs of the Ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Collection of Five Photographs of the Ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Collection of Five Photographs of the Ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Collection of Five Photographs of the Ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Collection of Five Photographs of the Ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto.
The Ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto

Collection of Five Photographs of the Ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto.

1947. Original, vintage, black and white photographs. Size: ca. 170 × 110 mm. Two of them with printing proofs in pencil on verso (size and title), one with trace of mounting. Overall all the images are in fine condition.

A collection of five photographs of the ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto, taken during Herman Gilman’s visit in 1947.

Three of the images are showing him and Józef Gitler-Barski among the ruins of the Ghetto, one image an unidentified woman among the rubble and one of a ruins of probably the wall of the ghetto (a copy of this image could be found in the collection of Yad Vashem; Archival Signature: 1605/81, Item ID: 10347).

Herman Gilman (1899–1996) was the head of the Combined Jewish Appeal in Boston and a representative of the JDC (American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee).

Józef Gitler-Barski (1898–1990) was the general secretary of the JDC in Poland.

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Price: €1,800.00

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