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Soldiers loading art recovered from Neuschwanstein Castle onto trains at Füssen, Germany, 1945

Soldiers loading art recovered from Neuschwanstein Castle onto trains at Füssen, Germany, 1945

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Title: Soldiers loading art recovered from Neuschwanstein Castle onto trains at Füssen, Germany

Date: 1945

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

Description: Two separate handwritten notes on verso, one in black ink, one in blue ink. Note in black ink reads: Neuschwanstein operation (Capt. Adams' ); loading sorted out on 8 [?] train at Füssen; train for Paris

Note in blue ink reads: 1945, late; looted art at Neuschwanstein was evacuated over a period of many months; from Sept. through the winter of 1945

Creator: Unidentified

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Soldiers loading art recovered from Neuschwanstein Castle onto trains at Füssen, Germany, 1945 / unidentified photographer. Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16199