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Portrait of a German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2016.500.2

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    Portrait of a German Jewish refugee
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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    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
    creation:  1941 June 23
    Geography
    creation: Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ralph M. Hockley
    Signature
    lower right

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Art
    Category
    Drawings
    Physical Description
    Portrait drawing in pencil and watercolor on paper.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 10.500 inches (26.67 cm) | Width: 7.875 inches (20.003 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, graphite, watercolor
    Inscription
    lower right

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    Restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The portrait drawing was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by Ralph M. Hockley.
    Record last modified:
    2024-04-29 07:54:22
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