German propaganda photograph Hitler laying foundation wall 1935

                           Sammelwerk Nr. 15

                              ADOLF HITLER

                         Bild Nr. 81 Gruppe 66

Der Führer legt die Grundmauer zum Versammlungshaus im Adolf-Hitler-Koog

 

                         Compilation No. 15

                           ADOLF HITLER

                      Image No. 81 Group 66

The leader sets the foundation wall for meetinghouse in Adolf Hitler Koog

 

Official groundbreaking to Neulandhalle on the 'Adolf Hitler Koog' in the Schleswig-Holstein region, August 29 1935.

One of a series of cigarette card photos. Photo by Heinrich Hoffmann.

On back, glue remnants on four corners where mounted in album. One corner bit thinned on back.

12 X 17 cm.

 

Note: The sale of this item in no way supports the actions or philosophies of the Axis powers. I am selling the historical record. 

 

Heinrich Hoffmann (1885 – 1957) was a German photographer, art dealer, art collector, and magazine publisher who was for many years Adolf Hitler's official photographer and a part of his intimate circle. Historian Alan Bullock succinctly described Hoffmann as an "earthy Bavarian with a weakness for drinking parties and hearty jokes" who "enjoyed the license of a court jester" with Hitler.

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