> wiki   Explore:images videos games  

Roman Vishniac

KidzSearch Safe Wikipedia for Kids.
Jump to: navigation, search
Roman Vishniac, 1977
photo by Andrew A. Skolnick

Roman Vishniac ['vɪʃniæk] (Russian: Роман Вишняк; August 19 1897January 22 1990) was a Russian-American photographer and a biologist. He is well known for taking pictures of Jewish culture in Central and Eastern Europe before the Holocaust. Many of these pictures are in his book, A Vanished World, published in 1983.