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Buxheim repository packing and crafting shop, 1945

Adams, Edward E., photographer


Item Information

Title: Buxheim repository packing and crafting shop

Date: 1945

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 18 x 12 cm.

Description: Photograph shows five men at Buxheim Monastery packing Rothschild furniture recovered during World War II.

Item is inscribed on verso (handwritten): This is one of 3 packing shops we set up in the Monastery. This happens to be the music room. Note the fancy healing stone in the right corner. We rigged it up so it works on the scrap lumber and shop sweepings. We also had to [?] lights in the room. The furniture came from one of the Rothschild residences in Paris.

Creator: Adams, Edward E., photographer

Forms part of: James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Edward E. Adams. Buxheim repository packing and crafting shop, 1945. James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 9943