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David Roentgen secretary desk, 1945 May 13

Katz, Irving, photographer


Item Information

Title: David Roentgen secretary desk

Date: 1945 May 13

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 11 x 13 cm.

Description: Photograph shows a David Roentgen secretary desk confiscated by the Nazis during World War II.

Identification on verso (typewritten): ETQ HQ 45, 36598, 13 May. Credit Signal Corps Photo. Photog. T/3 Irving Katz (163). Loot. series of 20 pix-36581 - 36600 incl. This is an 18th century secretary desk by [David] Roentgen. Seventh Army, Carthusian Monastery of Buxheim, Memmingen Area, Germany.

Creator: Katz, Irving, photographer

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Irving Katz. David Roentgen secretary desk, 1945 May 13. James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 9948