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Vishniac, Roman 1897-1990

Overview
Works: 72 works in 265 publications in 5 languages and 6,327 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Biography  Short stories  Exhibition catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works  Juvenile works  Interviews  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Legends 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Collector
Classifications: DS135.E8, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roman Vishniac
A vanished world by Roman Vishniac( Book )

60 editions published between 1947 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary record of the lives of the Jews of Eastern Europe 1934-1939, with commentary by the photographer
A day of pleasure : stories of a boy growing up in Warsaw by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1986 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteen autobiographical stories about the author's childhood in Poland from 1908 to 1918
Children of a vanished world by Roman Vishniac( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and German and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems and songs in Yiddish and English accompany a collection of photographs depicting Eastern European Jewish village life during the 1930s
To give them light : the legacy of Roman Vishniac by Roman Vishniac( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vibrant, intimate world of Vishniac's photographs contains shepherds and sages, waifs and dignitaries, cheder boys and traveling salesmen, housewives, shopkeepers, and "carriers of heavy loads." In the Carpathians, a man walks to work with a saw under one arm, a prayer shawl under the other. In Lublin, a woman sells baked goods at the Old City wall, while in the yeshiva, "entranced young faces look beyond earthly existence." In Vilna, children play ball at the entrance to the ghetto. For Vishniac, the glance or gesture of each mother, each child, was a story that had to be told. As Cornell Capa writes at the beginning of this volume, Roman Vishniac "was selected through divine grace to give us his memory of a world that has vanished, a world you are holding in your hands." Includes nearly 140 photographs as well as brief excerpts from Vishniac's unpublished diaries
The concerned photographer 2 : the photographs of Marc Riboud, Dr. Roman Vishniac, Bruce Davidson, Gordon Parks, Ernst Haas, Hiroshi Hamaya, Donald McCullin, W. Eugene Smith by Cornell Capa( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polish Jews : a pictorial record by Roman Vishniac( Book )

43 editions published between 1947 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building blocks of life; proteins, vitamins, and hormones seen through the microscope by Roman Vishniac( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman Vishniac rediscovered by Maya Benton( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman Vishniac Rediscovered is a comprehensive reappraisal of Vishniac's total photographic output, from his early years in Berlin through the postwar period in America. The exhibition is drawn from the Roman Vishniac archive at ICP and serves as an introduction to this vast assemblage comprising more than 30,000 objects, including recently discovered vintage prints, rare moving film footage, contact sheets, personal correspondence, and exhibition prints made from his recently digitized negatives. Content: Over 220 framed objects including vintage gelatin silver and platinum prints and contemporary prints from Vishniac's original negatives, as well as over 150 ephemeral objects and 5 audiovisual elements
Wo Menschen und Bücher lebten : Bilder aus der ostjüdischen Vergangenheit by Roman Vishniac( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in German and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day of pleasure and other stories for children by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographical stories about the author's childhood in Poland from 1908 to 1918
Mushrooms by Roman Vishniac( Book )

2 editions published between 1957 and 1966 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Kindheit in Warschau by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So soll man Geschichten erzählen : Weisheit der Chassiden( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Concerns of Roman Vishniac : man, nature, and science : an exhibit of photographs and films( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman Vishniacs Berlin by Roman Vishniac( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leben im Schtetl : die letzten Bilder aus der ostjüdischen Vergangenheit 1935-1939 by Roman Vishniac( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conversation with Isaac Bashevis Singer by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singer discusses his life, writings, and Jewish heritage
The life that disappeared by Roman Vishniac( Visual )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This living earth by Roman Vishniac( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day of pleasure : stories of a boy growing up in Warsaw ; photos by Roman Vishniac by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A vanished world
Alternative Names
Roman Vishniac fotógrafo estadounidense

Roman Vishniac photographe américain

Roman Vishniac Russian-American photographer

Roman Vishniac US-amerikanischer Fotograf

Roman Visjnjak

Roman Visjnjak Russisch bioloog (1897-1990)

Vishniak, R. 1897-1990

Vishniak, Roman 1897-1990

Wiszniak, Roman

Роман Соломонович Вишняк

רומן וישניאק

רומן וישניאק צלם אמריקאי

رومن ویشنیاک رومن ویشنیاک

羅門·維許尼亞克

Languages
English (144)

German (49)

French (16)

Italian (4)

Polish (1)

Covers
Children of a vanished worldTo give them light : the legacy of Roman VishniacA day of pleasure and other stories for childrenA day of pleasure : stories of a boy growing up in Warsaw ; photos by Roman Vishniac