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    [Woman washing windows above Nachfolger Mandtler & Neumann Speditionen (Mandtler & Neumann Forwarding Agents), Ferdinandstrasse, Leopoldstadt, Vienna]

    Object Name
    014
    Date1930s (printed 2012)
    Label Text

    Located in Leopoldstadt, a district of Vienna heavily populated by Jewish immigrants from eastern Europe, the signs on the company’s facade advertise transportation, shipping, cargo, and customs services to eastern and central Europe. Vishniac’s train journeys to eastern Europe in the mid- to late 1930s originated in Berlin and usually included a stopover in Vienna, where he often spent a day or two documenting the surrounding neighborhood of Leopoldstadt, which was located near the Ostbahnhof, a train station that provided the majority of eastward-bound connections from Austria’s capital.

    Medium
    Inkjet print
    Dimensions
    Image: 12 x 10 13/16 in. (30.5 x 27.4 cm)
    Location
    place taken Vienna, Austria
    Credit Line
    Roman Vishniac Archive
    Accession Number2012.80.15
    Copyright
    © Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography

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