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Object ID

2014.1.87

Object Name

Print, Photographic

Date

1938

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Description

Front: An image of Dr. Sigmund Freud accompanied by a younger man. Back: A typed description of the photo.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Photo shows an 82 year old Sigmund Freud, Austrian pioneer of psychoanalysis, arriving at Victoria Station in London, June 6, 1938, not long after the "Anschluss". According to the information provided on the wire photo by Planet News, he is intending to make his home in London (his daughter works there). " Dr. Freud, who is Jewish, had his passport restored to him unexpectedly by the Nazi authorities. He was allowed to take out of Austria only his furniture, his library, and his collection of Greek and Egyptian antiques."

Dimensions

6 x 8"

Keywords

Refugee, Sigmund Freud, Planet News LTD.

Subcollection

1933-1938: Nazification and Early Stages of Persecution: Identification, Expropriation and Aryanization; and Emigration; First Concentration Camps; Sterilization and Euthanasia Program

Dr. Freud Arrives in London as Refugee

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