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Portrait of a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2016.500.2

Watercolor and pencil portrait of Rudi Hockenheimer (later Ralph Hockley) painted by G.W. Mooy, another refugee in 1941 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Rudi, his parents, Julius and Lilli, and his sister Marianne escaped from Nazi Germany to Marseille, France. Julius was held in Les Milles and Gurs internment camps of Les Milles and Gurs. But in 1940, the family left for the United States on the ship Winnipeg, sailing by way of Trinidad.

Date
1941 June 23  (creation)
Geography
creation : Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)
Classification
Art
Category
Drawings
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ralph M. Hockley
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Record last modified: 2018-09-27 16:07:41
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