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Several families from the countryside on their way to Kharkiv by foot

CreatorWienerberger, Alexander, 1891-1955, PhotographerMedia TypeImageTextItem TypesPhotographsPhotograph albumsDescriptionWe are shown a group of people consisting primarily of women and children with a handful of men at the lead. Ahead of all is a horse drawn wagon, too distant to see what is carried in it. Almost everyone is carrying a sack over their shoulder, and some […]

Close-up of a young man, a famine victim on the streets of Kharkiv

CreatorWienerberger, Alexander, 1891-1955, PhotographerMedia TypeImageTextItem TypesPhotographsPhotograph albumsAlbum coversDescriptionWe are shown the upper body of a young man from the countryside lying dead on the sidewalk of a residential neighborhood of Kharkiv. He is surrounded by the feet of onlookers – urban residents, judging by the shoes. According to the photographer, the fact that this sight […]

Innitzer album dedication page

CreatorWienerberger, Alexander, 1891-1955, PhotographerMedia TypeImageTextItem TypePhotograph albumsDescriptionThis statement appears on the inside of the front cover to an album with the title: Die Hungertragödie in Südrussland 1933 [The Tragedy of Famine in South Russia 1933.] Also known as “The Innitzer album,” it is a pocket sized album of photographs that the Austrian engineer Alexander Wienerberger had taken […]