- Artwork Title
- Die Uniform
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Harold Shachner
- Recto: in graphite, "40-" in bottom left corner"; Verso: In graphite, "99" upper right corner
- lower right, verso
Leon Schleifer was born in 1900 in Germany. He served in the German army at the end of World War I (1914-1918). He became a political cartoonist and his work was published in the anti-Nazi press. He also specialized in courtroom trial sketches. After the appointment of Hitler as Chancellor in 1933, Schliefer emigrated to the United States. He changed his name to William Sharp and continued his career as an editorial cartoonist and illustrator. His work was published in the New York Times, Life Magazine, and other publications. He died in 1961, age sixty-one years.
- Object Type
- Physical Description
- Image of a man standing in fromt of a long mirror in uniform, woman admiring him. She has a swastika brooch on at her neck, portrait of Adolf I hanging on the wall in background.
- overall: Height: 19.880 inches (50.495 cm) | Width: 15.000 inches (38.1 cm)
- overall : charcoal, ink, graphite, paper
- Recto: in graphite, bottom left corner, German title
Rights & Restrictions
- Conditions on Access
- No restrictions on access
- Conditions on Use
- No restrictions on use
Keywords & Subjects
- Personal Name
- Sharp, William, 1900-1961.
- Legal Status
- Permanent Collection
- The drawing was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1995 by Harold Shachner.
- Record last modified:
- 2022-07-28 18:22:40
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Also in William Sharp collection
The collection consists of drawings created by William Sharp. Associated with PM (New York, N.Y.) newspaper, printed between 1940 and 1948.