Dublin 1956 by Peter Bock-Schroeder (1913-2001)

Dublin 1956 by Peter Bock-Schroeder (1913-2001)

In 1956 Peter Bock-Schroeder accompanied american fashion designer Vera Maxwell on a trip to Ireland. Through the excellent contacts of Maxwell, Bock-Schroeder had the opportunity to photograph former Irish President Seán Thomas O’Kelly.

He also had access to photograph on the set of “Captain Lightfoot” with Rock Hudson. Bock-Schroeder met and photographed Dr. Robert Collis and Irish Poet Brendan Behan.

The majority of the images from the Irish series are cityscapes and portraits of ordinary people in Dublin.

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Siesta of Lottery Vendor, Madrid 1955 by Ingeborg Morath (1923 – 2002)

Siesta of Lottery Vendor, Madrid 1955 by Ingeborg Morath (1923 – 2002)

Ingeborg “Inge” Morath (1923 – 2002) was an Austrian-born photographer. In 1953, she joined the Magnum Photos Agency, founded by top photographers in Paris, and became a full photographer with them in 1955. In 1955, she published her first collection of photographs, a total of 30 monographs during her lifetime. Morath was also the third and last wife of playwright Arthur Miller; their daughter is screenwriter/director Rebecca Miller.

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