An important photo essay capturing the architecture of Warsaw prior to the destruction wrought by WWII when most of the buildings depicted in this folder were destroyed. By 1945, 85% of the buildings in the city were razed, including almost 1000 historical buildings, 25 churches, the National Library, the University and most of the monuments. The views in this folder offer a fantastic glimpse back in time, before the city was decimated, and allow us to remember the beauty of pre-war Warsaw. Each view is captioned in English, German, Russian, French and Polish.
Date Published: ca. 1900-1910
Place Published: n/a
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 50 loose plates. 25 x 32 cm folder. Includes title plate and 49 b&w plates featuring photographs of Warsaw. Each plate 24 x 30 cm with actual photo size 18 x 25 cm. Photographs are held in a faded blue-green folder. Folder has some tears and chips and the front flap is detached. Inscription on reverse of title plate. Plates are clean with no apparent wear from age.