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Soldiers loading art recovered from Neuschwanstein Castle onto trains at Füssen, Germany

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Subject:
Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section
World War, 1939-1945
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1945
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm.
Summary:
Two separate handwritten notes on verso, one in black ink, one in blue ink. Note in black ink reads: Neuschwanstein operation (Capt. Adams' ); loading sorted out on 8 [?] train at Füssen; train for Paris
Note in blue ink reads: 1945, late; looted art at Neuschwanstein was evacuated over a period of many months; from Sept. through the winter of 1945
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Art and war
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16199
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Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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