Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

Nymphenburg china

view Nymphenburg china digital asset number 1
Adams, Edward E.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm.
Photograph shows Nymphenburg china recovered during World War II on shelving and floor. Photo likely taken at either Buxheim Monastery or Neuschwanstein Castle.
Item is inscribed on verso (handwritten): This is a small room filled with acquired china made in Nymphenburg (near Munich) also some fine [?] pieces. The Nymphenburg stuff is a lovely Rococo pattern in pure white [?] the molded detail in emerald green only [?] colors are used. It is very light and fresh looking. This is the first time I've ever been really impressed with china.
Identification on verso (stamped): Please credit photo to Edward E. Adams.
Nymphenburg china, 1945 / Edward E. Adams, photographer. James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
Record number:
See more items in:
James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
Additional Online Media:

Modify Your Search


Narrow By
  • Archival materials
  • Photographs
  • Archival materials
  • Photographs
  • Pottery
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Pottery
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Adams, Edward E.
  • Germany
  • 1940s
  • Archives of American Art