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    [Verso of gelatin silver print with sticker]

    Object Name
    Vitrine:02.09
    Date1937
    Label Text
    The stamp reads “First Jewish Amateur Photography Competition Frankfurt am Main 1937.” Vishniac submitted a photograph of a stork (recto) to a national Jewish photography competition in Frankfurt in 1937, as indicated by the blue sticker with camera and Jewish star design. Such specifically Jewish competitions and camera clubs were formed as a response to Jewish photographers’ exclusion from other photographic clubs and contests.
    Inscribed
    ""Jude"" B. Nach Süden 1/500 sec. (brown crayon, back of mat) German annotation. English translation: ""Jew"" B. Southwards." Stamp on verso: [?] blue sticker with Jewish star and camera in the center dated 1937 and in Frankfurt
    Medium
    Gelatin silver print
    Dimensions
    Image (paper): 8 13/16 x 11 1/8 in. (22.4 x 28.3 cm) Mount: 14 1/2 x 19 3/4 in. (36.8 x 50.2 cm)
    Location
    Credit Line
    Promised Gift of Mara Vishniac Kohn
    Accession Number2009.108.41
    Copyright
    © Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography

    For all uses of photographs by Roman Vishniac contact ICP at: [email protected].