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Excavating the box of negatives and documents Henryk Ross buried in the ghetto at 12 Jagielonska Street, Lodz, March 1945

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  • Overview
    Title
    Excavating the box of negatives and documents Henryk Ross buried in the ghetto at 12 Jagielonska Street, Lodz, March 1945
    Date
    1945
    Medium
    gelatin silver print from half-tone negative
    Dimensions
    19 x 25.3 cm (7 1/2 x 9 15/16 in.) Mount: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.)
    Credit Line
    Gift from Archive of Modern Conflict, 2007
    Object Number
    2007/2644.2
    Type of object
    Photograph
    Description

    "[This print] shows the excavation of the box containing documents and photographs of life in the Lodz Ghetto from 1940 to 1944. The excavation was attended by my wife, Stefania Ross, Zenon Goldreich with his wife, and Jacob Urbach, all of whom were in the Lodz Ghetto. We Buried the box with documents and photographs in the ghetto at 12 Jagielonska Street during the final liquidation." -Henryk Ross

  • Exhibitions & Publications
    Published References

    Sutnik, Maia Mari. Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross. Exhibition Catalogue. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 2015, pg. 15

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