AUCTION 50 | Thursday, February 24th, 2011 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, Graphic & Ceremonial Art Including: The Alfonso Cassuto Collection of Iberian Art

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Lot 368


Album containing 48 original black-and-white photographs taken by an officer of the Photographic Section of the 100th Austro-Hungarian Infantry Regiment. Housed in original album, with neatly-written captions below each image Photographs, 13. 5 x 8. 5 cm.

Piotrków (Russian Poland), 1914-1916:

Est: $3,000 - $5,000
Images of the town of Piotrków, featuring assorted street-scenes. Includes The Great Synagogue on Jerozolimska Street (built 1791-93) as well as the town’s Jewish Cemetery. Three decades after these photographs were taken, the Nazis entirely destroyed all Jewish life in Piotrków.