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VEB Wohnungsbaukombinat Potsdam. Betriebsteil Projektierung.

Potsdam: Self-published, circa 1973. Various sizes, case 26 x 19.5 x 5 cm, mounted photographs sheet size 18 x 24 cm. Brown stamped cloth-covered case, contents loose. Set of 20 original mounted silver gelatin photographs. Some very minor edgewear to case, photo 2 lacking mounting, very slight browning and foxing to mounts, overall about very good.

In the GDR, a Wohnungsbaukombinat (WBK) was an association of housing construction companies, usually organized according to the territorial division of districts. Many large cities in Germany had their own regional WBKs.
This portfolio has a list of images titled "Ausschnitte aus unserem Produktionsprogramm der Jahre 1962-1973", and the contents comprise 20 original photographs depicting locations primarily in Potsdam and Brandenburg, including various residential and apartment buildings, a terrace café, a nursery school, a regatta course, the Brandenburg community swimming pool,and a single family home.
Included are seven additional original photographs of similar views, two with VEB Wohnungsbaukombinat Potsdam stamps to verso, identifying the photographer of those images as H. Milkert.

Book ID: 52395

Price: $1,500.00