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Box used by Hitler's personal photographer

Object | Accession Number: 2011.432.14 a-g

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    Brief Narrative
    Box, lid, and included documents used by Hugo Jaeger, one of Hitler's personal photographers during WWII.
    This box may have contained lenses and lens cap (2011.432.9-13).
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fern M. Schad
    Photographer: Hugo Jaeger
    Subject: Hugo Jaeger

    Physical Details

    Object Type
    Storage boxes (aat)
    Physical Description
    Box (a) and lid (b), with documents (c-g); box (a) is cardboard rectangule with white interior; outside edges covered in red, with white bottom; notch cut through top at center of each of the long sides; lid (b) is cardboard rectangle, covered in red on top and edges with an off-white marbled interior; "STERER / ZUBEHIR / TABELLEN." written in black ink on white sticker on top of lid; box contained five documents: (c): small card labeled "ERWEITERUNG DER BASIS"; (d): orange card with one corner cut out; (e): small card with "VORSATZLINSEN ZUM / -HEIDOSKOP- 6/13" at top; (f): small card with "BASIS FUR EINAUGIGE KAMERAS" at top; and (g): card with "VACU BLITZE MIT / DRAHTAUSLOSERN" at top (handwritten and folded in half); this box may have contained lenses and lens cap (2011.432.9-13).
    a: Height: 0.630 inches (1.6 cm) | Width: 2.630 inches (6.68 cm) | Depth: 4.000 inches (10.16 cm)
    b: Height: 0.630 inches (1.6 cm) | Width: 2.630 inches (6.68 cm) | Depth: 4.000 inches (10.16 cm)
    b. top, on white sticker, handwritten, black ink : STERER / ZUBEHIR / TABELLEN.
    c. top, handwritten : Erweiterung der Basis [Expansion of the basics]
    e. top, handwritten : Vosatzlinsen zum / Heidoskop - 6 / 13 [Acessory lens to Heidoskop - 6 / 13]
    f. top, handwritten : Basis fur einaugige Kameras [Basics for one eyed cameras]
    g. top, handwritten : Vacu Blitze mit / Drahtauslosern [Flash with wire release]

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    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Corporate Name
    Nazi Party

    Administrative Notes

    The glass slide was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2011 by Fern M. Schad.
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-01 07:12:24
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