Physical Details: Photographic print : 1 item : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm.
Creator: Edward E. Adams, photographer
Description: 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.
Forms part of: James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Nymphenburg china, 1945 / Edward E. Adams, photographer. James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 9949
- World War, 1939-1945
- World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war