Physical Details: Slide : 1 item : b&w ; 5 x 5 cm.
Creator: unidentified photographer
Description: Two soldiers holding Jan Vermeer's The Astronomer at the Altaussee salt mine in Austria.
Identification (handwritten): Rothschild Vermeer in mine.
One of 51 slides accompanying a taped recording of Lamont Moore's lecture Salt Mines and Castles.
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Soldiers with Jan Vermeer's The Astronomer, 1945 / unidentified photographer. Salt Mines and Castles : lecture, by Lamont Moore, 1983 October 11/. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 10017
- Art and war
- World War, 1939-1945