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[PHOTOS] Rare 1920s Pics of Croatian Towns

Dubrovnik n 1926 (photo: Kurt Hielscher)

Some rare footage of what architecture, landscape and daily Life looked like in 1926 in some popular Croatian destinations feature in a book by German photographer Kurt Hielscher.

Hielscher travelled around Europe in the first part of the 1900s and authored several books. On his travels he visited what is today Croatia and some rare photos feature in his book.


Split in 1926 (photo: Kurt Hielscher)

Split today (photo: Yuya Matsuo)


Trogir (photo: Kurt Hielscher)


Šibenik (photo: Kurt Hielscher)

Šibenik today


Dubrovnik  (photo: Kurt Hielscher)

Dubrovnik today (photo credit: cascoviejo under Creative Commons license)

More info about how to obtain Hielscher’s book here.

Or visit My Century for more rare photos.

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