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Adams, Edward E., photographer


Item Information

Title: Nymphenburg china

Date: 1945

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

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.

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: 9949