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Photo of the Week – Ambrose Mirota

This week’s photograph is of Ambrose Mirota, who was born in Pławna, Poland on 16 November 1903. The Polish version of his first name is Ambroży, as seen on the back of the picture. I find his somber gaze mesmerizing, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Wedding Couple, Zakopane – Stanisław Bizański Portrait

I have always cherished this portrait of a Polish couple that my mother saved.  The woman looks so serene and her eyes seem to gaze directly into mine. The man’s face and hands remind me very much of my Polish … Continue reading

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