One panel of the Ghent Altarpiece being loaded onto a truck at the Munich Collecting Point
Howe, Thomas Carr
Smyth, Craig Hugh
Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section
World War, 1939-1945
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1 photographic print : b&w ; 11 x 17 cm.
Identification on verso (handwritten): One of the panels of the famous Ghent Altarpiece being loaded on to a truck at the Munich Collecting Point for return to Belgium by plane; in the foreground, Lt. Cmdr. Howe, Lt. Smyth, and a civilian member of the staff at the Collecting Point. Additional note in a separate hand suggests that civilian member is "Erica ? Hanfstaengl."
One panel of the Ghent Altarpiece being loaded onto a truck at the Munich Collecting Point, 1946 / unidentified photographer. Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560