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

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Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich (1885-1957) (Photographer)
Collection

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

1939

Library locations
Art and 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
Form: Gelatin silver prints ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 87fa2f40-c601-012f-5adf-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and 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. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab79-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and 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 July 8, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab79-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [The launching of the huge battleship "Bismarck" is watched by nearly the whole population of Hamburg.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab79-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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