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Model of the head of an African male used to teach racial science

Object | Accession Number: 1990.47.3

Model of a head of a black man used for racial studies and exhibitions by Nazi Germany. The Deutsches Hygiene Museum in der DDR is where exhibitions and teachings of "racial and eugenic theories" originated during the Third Reich.

Artwork Title
Head of African Male
Date
approximately 1930-1935
Geography
use : Germany
Classification
Art
Category
Sculpture
Object Type
Busts (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Deutsches Hygiene Museum in der DDR
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:24:13
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