[New York: Self-published, circa 1950s]. Unique 44 page maquette, comb-bound quarto, of an apparently unrealized photobook together with a collection of 44 silver gelatin prints, each measuring 8 x 10 inches; 31 smaller, single weight silver gelatin prints of various sizes; 3 glossy 8 x 10 prints stamped to verso by the “New York Convention & Visitors Bureau”; and additionally a German language newspaper clipping illustrated with a photograph by Wronkow also found in the collection of loose prints, all housed in a vintage photo paper box. Of the 8 x 10 inch prints, 4 are signed in pencil to verso, another 4 have stickers with Wronkow’s name and address, and many of the photographs have additional pencil notations and stamps, several referencing “Aufbau”, the New York City based German-language Jewish émigré newspaper where her husband Ludwig Wronkow worked, eventually as editor-in-chief. Ursula Wronkow, along with her husband Ludwig and brother-in-law George Wronkow, fled their native Germany and emigrated to the US in 1938. Though not much is known about Wronkow’s career, it appears she was a professional photographer with an abiding interest in documenting street life in New York City. The maquette paints a vibrant, kinetic portrait of New York, from Midtown to Central Park to Chinatown and Coney Island. The loose photographs continue in a similar vein, but also with a few images from Africa, India, and possibly southern Europe. Maquette is near fine in clear acetate covers; prints uniformly near fine. A compelling photographic archive by a little known émigré artist deserving of wider notice; currently there are no records of Ursula Wronkow found in OCLC.