At Bytom in the Upper Silesia coal area girls are repairing the rail-road tracks at the former Hohenzollern coal mine. In the postwar era, Austrian photojournalist and Magnum-full-member since 1951, Erich Lessing, was one of the few photographers covering events in the countries of the so-called Eastern Bloc.
Vintage Gelatin silver print
Image dimensions 25,3 x 17,2 cm (25,3 x 17,2 inch)
Single weight paper, semi-glossy surface
Photographer's agency stamp, paper label with typographic description and handwritten annotated »Polen« on the reverse
Prints / Austrian Photography / Magnum / Gender / Magnum / Arbeitswelt / Frau /