Two soldiers holding Jan Vermeer's The Astronomer at the Altaussee salt mine in Austria. Identification (handwritten): Rothschild Vermeer in mine. One of 51 slides accompanying a taped recording of Lamont Moore's lecture Salt Mines and Castles.
Soldiers with Jan Vermeer's The Astronomer, 1945 / unidentified photographer. Salt Mines and Castles : lecture, by Lamont Moore, 1983 October 11/. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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