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Cover of a newsweekly satirizing a Jewish man as Lord of the Earth

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.454

Front page of Der Rohrspatz, a satirical Viennese newsweekly that ceased publication in its first year, 1933. The cover has a caricature of a Jewish man as Der Herr der Erde, Lord of the Earth. Der Rohrspatz is a a type of sparrow known for the contrast between its small size and the loud noise it makes, whether singing or scolding other creatures. This journal cover is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Date
1933 October 05  (publication)
Geography
publication : Vienna (Austria)
Language
German
Classification
Art
Category
Illustrations
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-02-08 14:11:10
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