Mar 2 2015
Rembrandt, ‘The Jewish Bride’. Is she really the Bride?
The most famous 17th century Dutch painter is Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) and probably his most well known painting is the Night Watch (de Nachtwacht). It is a large painting of the Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq, called so because it seemed to be a night scene. After it was cleaned in 1946-1947 […]
Jan 17 2016
The Banknotes of Theresienstadt (1943)
1. Introduction. Like in other concentration camps during World War 2, the Nazis, during the latter part of 1942, decided that in the ghetto of Theresienstadt the Jewish inmates should not use normal money for payments but special currency, only valid in the ghetto. In 1944, it was used for the plans the Nazis had […]
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