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Collection highlights: Photograph

We asked our staff, trustees and friends of the Library to choose a special selection of items from our collection.

We hold over 40,000 images of the Holocaust and related subjects originating from private and institutional collections. Contact our Photo Archivist via email for more information about searching this unique material.

Photographs from the Linton (Liebermann) family papers collection

Photographs from the Linton (Liebermann) family papers collection show the home of a middle class Jewish family in Berlin before the unheaval of the Second World War.

Survivors at Theodor Herzl’s grave in Austria

Holocaust survivors at the grave of Theodor Herzl, ‘the father of modern Zionism’.

A Jewish First World War Memorial in Frankfurt an der Oder

Part of a larger collection showing Jewish First World War memorials in cemeteries and synagogues around Germany, compiled by our predecessor organisation the Jewish Central Information Office (JCIO).

Reichskolonialbund Propaganda

A postcard advertising the Reichskolonialbund, a body set up to reclaim the colonies previously held by Germany.

Tatiana Barbakoff (1899-1944) by Gerty Simon, Berlin.

Portrait of Tatianna Barbakoff, a Russian-Jewish dancer murdered at Auschwitz by Gerty Simon, a German Jewish photographer who sought refuge in Britain.

Child survivors of the Holocaust, 1946-7

Two child survivors of the concentration camps, Eva (left) and Hanna (right) Traub, at Weir Courtney Hostel, Lingfield, in 1946-1947.

Propaganda photograph taken in the Łódź Ghetto

Taken by Mendel Grossman, this propaganda photograph shows idealised conditions in the Łódź Ghetto.

The Motorcycle Album

An image taken from our motorcycle album collection shows antisemitic signage in interwar Germany.

‘The Boys’ arriving at Windermere

This image shows some child survivors of the Holocaust disembarking in Britain.

‘Haifa and the Bay of Akka, east from Mt. Carmel, Palestine’ (1904)

Part of a larger collection titled ‘Palestine through the Stereoscope’ showing various locations at the turn of the 20th century, including Jerusalem, Nazareth and Bethlehem.

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