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Book - 50 Years Of Photography
Erich Lessing
In this colection of more than 100 photographs taken over the last 50 years, Lessing's work appears sometimes ironic, sometimes melancholy but always warm. The result is a poignant record of history, whatever it is made of: political events (the postwar-period, the Hungarian revolution of 1956, summit meetings etc.), their consequences (refugees, religious institutions under communism etc.), artistic creations and their creators etc. Hence the final 'walk through history' with photographs of sceneries and objects going back to antiquity. Such a thematic order allows a dual vision of human life,...

Erich Lessing 1954

Heldenplatz. In Vienna's quadripartite first district.
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Erich Lessing 1953

AUSTRIA. Vienna. In der Burg. Mistress and maid carry remains...
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AUSTRIA. Vienna. Schottentor. Newspaper vendor keeping her feet...
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AUSTRIA. Vienna. 1954. Couple at a "Heurigen", the traditional...
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AUSTRIA. Vienna. Refreshments at the ball. After the sad war...
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AUSTRIA. Vienna. 1954. Coffeehouse. Waiter and guest discussing...
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Erich Lessing 1959

Vienna 1959. Adolf SCHAERF, Austrian Federal President, waits...
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AUSTRIA. Vienna. Luegerplatz. During Austrian parliamentary elections....
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AUSTRIA. During Austrian parliamentary elections campaign. Conservative...
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'Hausmusik', Chambermusic at home, a family's typical evening...
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Professor Lorenz BOEHLER, surgeon who introduced the technique...
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Erich Lessing 1959

EAST GERMANY. 10th anniversary GDR. 1959.
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Erich Lessing 1956

Prague. Monument dedicated to Stalin.
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Erich Lessing 1958

West-Berlin. "Werkelmann", a barrel organ player.
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Triwillershagen. Agricultural cooperative "Red Banner" composed...
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Erich Lessing 1951

Germany. Berlin. Children hunting for scrap in the ruins. 1951....
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Erich Lessing 1956

POLAND. Sopot. 1956. First election of a beauty queen in communist...
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Upper Silesia. Town of Bytom. Little girl carrying beers for...
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WEST GERMANY. Rhineland-Westphalia. Ruhrgebiet region. City of...
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Erich Lessing 1957

Alfried KRUPP VON BOHLEN UND HALBACH and his General Manager...
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Hamburg. Schlieker-Wharf.
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GEORGIA. Town of Tiflis. Stocking factory.
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Town of Leipzig.
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Bohemia region. Sternberck Castle. Count Leopold STERNBERG shows...
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Town of Edirne.
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AUSTRIA. Austro-Hungarian border. Town of Andau. Hungarian refugees...
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HUNGARY. Insurrection. Budapest. Vaci ut (street). October-November...
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HUNGARY. 1956. Budapest.
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28th of May 1958.
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Rhineland-Westphalia. Town of Rhoendorf, near Bonn.
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Erich Lessing 1955

FBI agents : the "Gorillas".
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Erich Lessing 1955

Nikita Sergejevich KHRUSHCHEV, first secretary of the Central...
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Erich Lessing 1955

Soviet Premier Nikolai A. BULGANIN arriving at the Palais des...
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GERMANY. Cologne. In front of the new city hall. Behind him the...
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Warsaw.
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POLAND. Krakow / Cracow. 1956.
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Silesia. Town of Czestochova. Monastery of Jasna Gora (Bright...
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Erich Lessing 1954

Canary Islands 1954.
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FRANCE . Paris. Opera garnier house. 1973. Italian director Giorgio...
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Erich Lessing 1961

Bernard BUFFET in his studio, on the right a portrait of his...
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Vienna 1959. Fritz WOTRUBA in his studio.
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Warsaw. Father and son walking towards polling-station past houses...
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Croatia, town of Krasic. Yougoslavian Cardinal Alojzij STEPINAC...
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Warsaw.
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Village of Kalocsa. During Corpus Christi (Body and Blood of...
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Silesia. Town of Czestochova.
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Canary Islands 1954.
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Erich Lessing 1964

Crete. The American actor Anthony QUINN as Zorba.
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