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[The launching of the huge battleship "Bismarck" is watched by nearly the whole population of Hamburg.]

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Title
[The launching of the huge battleship "Bismarck" is watched by nearly the whole population of Hamburg.]
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942

1939

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1939
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1939
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Battleships -- German
Launchings
Bismarck (Battleship)
Germany. Kriegsmarine
Warships -- German
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: It was German naval tradition not to reveal a ship's name until the day of launching. The name-plate reading "Bismarck", hanging between one of the garlands at the bow, has just been flipped over as the ship begins to slide into the water.
Content: Picture caption: "Der Stapellauf des großen Schlachtschiffe "Bismarck" unter Anteilnahme der ganzen Bevölkerung Hamburgs."
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Source note: Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 87fa2f40-c601-012f-5adf-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1939: Issued
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The launching of the huge battleship "Bismarck" is watched by nearly the whole population of Hamburg.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab79-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The launching of the huge battleship "Bismarck" is watched by nearly the whole population of Hamburg.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab79-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). [The launching of the huge battleship "Bismarck" is watched by nearly the whole population of Hamburg.] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab79-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

Wikipedia Citation

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[The launching of the huge battleship "Bismarck" is watched by nearly the whole population of Hamburg.]