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Nymphenburg china

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Photographer:
Adams, Edward E.
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Germany
Date:
1945
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm.
Summary:
Photograph shows recovered Nymphenburg china confiscated during World War II stacked on shelving. Photo likely taken at either Buxheim Monastery or Neuschwanstein Castle.
Item is inscribed on verso (handwritten): Here is a better view of some of the Nymphenburg china. It is very similar to Dresden china except this particular set (several hundred pieces making a complete service) is in 2 colors only, raised molded detail in bright green on a pale white background. It is a very light gay looking Rococo design.
Identification on verso (stamped): Please credit photo to Edward E. Adams.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Pottery
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9949
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James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950
Data Source:
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