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One panel of the Ghent Altarpiece being loaded onto a truck at the Munich Collecting Point, 1946

One panel of the Ghent Altarpiece being loaded onto a truck at the Munich Collecting Point, 1946

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Title: One panel of the Ghent Altarpiece being loaded onto a truck at the Munich Collecting Point

Date: 1946

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 11 x 17 cm.

Description: Identification on verso (handwritten): One of the panels of the famous Ghent Altarpiece being loaded on to a truck at the Munich Collecting Point for return to Belgium by plane; in the foreground, Lt. Cmdr. Howe, Lt. Smyth, and a civilian member of the staff at the Collecting Point.

Additional note in a separate hand suggests that civilian member is "Erica ? Hanfstaengl."

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: One panel of the Ghent Altarpiece being loaded onto a truck at the Munich Collecting Point, 1946 / unidentified photographer. Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16221