- Brief Narrative
- Created by William Sharp, circa 1931.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Mrs. William Sharp
- Verso: "126" upper right corner in graphite
- and dated lower left corner of image (Schleifer)
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 two ushers and a (partial) maid standing outsideset of doors marked "Eingang Parkettreihe 1-15" and "Kustler Zimmer."
- overall: Height: 14.380 inches (36.525 cm) | Width: 10.000 inches (25.4 cm)
- overall : paper, ink, graphite, charcoal
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 Ruth Sharp, the wife of William Sharp.
- Record last modified:
- 2022-07-28 18:22:43
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The collection consists of seventy-two drawings created by William Sharp, a political cartoonist who left Nazi Germany for the United States in 1933.
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