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Hilda Zigman Mazin's Fashion Sketchbook from Prewar Vienna

With the Nazi takeover of Austria in 1938, Hilda Mazin from Vienna was forced to stop her fashion design studies and escape to England. She took the fashion sketchbooks that she had created with her in the hope that she would be able to fulfill her aspirations there.

A page from Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938
A page from Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938

Hilda Zigman, Vienna, February 1939
Hilda Zigman, Vienna, February 1939

The binding of one of Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938
The binding of one of Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938

A page from Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938
A page from Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938

A page from Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938
A page from Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938

A page from Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938
A page from Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938

A page from Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938
A page from Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938

A page from Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938
A page from Hilda Mazin’s sketchbooks from Vienna, 1938

Serina Zigman, Vienna, 1939
Serina Zigman, Vienna, 1939

Wedding photo of Hans and Klara Zigman (née Gold), Vienna, 1938
Wedding photo of Hans and Klara Zigman (née Gold), Vienna, 1938

Scarf embroidered with Klara (Gold) Zigman’s initials. Klara was murdered in Auschwitz in 1942
Scarf embroidered with Klara (Gold) Zigman’s initials. Klara was murdered in Auschwitz in 1942

From left: Hilda, Serina and Hans Zigman, with an unidentified friend, Vienna, ca. 1936
From left: Hilda, Serina and Hans Zigman, with an unidentified friend, Vienna, ca. 1936

Postcard sent from New York by Hilda Mazin’s boyfriend, Hans Sturm, September 1938
Postcard sent from New York by Hilda Mazin’s boyfriend, Hans Sturm, September 1938

Hilda (right) and fellow refugees from Vienna at the seaside, Brighton, England, August 1939
Hilda (right) and fellow refugees from Vienna at the seaside, Brighton, England, August 1939

Hilda and her husband Lew Mazin with Serina (right), London, 1947
Hilda and her husband Lew Mazin with Serina (right), London, 1947

Hilda and Lew Mazin with their daughters Laureen and Susan, London, 1950’s
Hilda and Lew Mazin with their daughters Laureen and Susan, London, 1950’s