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One panel of the Ghent Altarpiece being loaded onto a truck at the Munich Collecting Point

view One panel of the Ghent Altarpiece being loaded onto a truck at the Munich Collecting Point digital asset number 1
Subject:
Hanfstaengl, Erika
Howe, Thomas Carr
Smyth, Craig Hugh
Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section
World War, 1939-1945
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Munich, Germany
Date:
1946
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 11 x 17 cm.
Summary:
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."
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16221
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Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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