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[Postcard from Roman Vishniac in Warsaw to his daughter Mara in Riga]
|Dimensions||Image (paper): 5 9/16 x 3 15/16 in. (14.1 x 10 cm)|
|Print medium||Photo-Gelatin silver|
Vishniac sent this postcard to this daughter Mara after visiting Zbaszyn, a Polish border town where thousands of Jews were living in horrific conditions, following the expulsion of Polish Jews from Germany: “I just came back from an area where a lot of Jews had it really bad...There are many unhappy Jews, and among them even girls your age....You, my darling, have to thank God for the help he is granting to us provisionally and always be kind and nice, and appreciate this fortune so he will always grant his help.”
© Mara Vishniac Kohn
Collection Mara Vishniac Kohn
Feedback Accession No. mvk.e.195.2011