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Adams, Edward E., photographer


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Title: Nymphenburg china

Date: 1945

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

Description: Photograph shows Nymphenburg china recovered during World War II on shelving and floor. Photo likely taken at either Buxheim Monastery or Neuschwanstein Castle.

Item is inscribed on verso (handwritten): This is a small room filled with acquired china made in Nymphenburg (near Munich) also some fine [?] pieces. The Nymphenburg stuff is a lovely Rococo pattern in pure white [?] the molded detail in emerald green only [?] colors are used. It is very light and fresh looking. This is the first time I've ever been really impressed with china.

Identification on verso (stamped): Please credit photo to Edward E. Adams.

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. Nymphenburg china, 1945. James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 9941