Investigation into the provenance of museum collections in connection with the theft, confiscation and sale of objects under duress between 1933 and 1945.

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Nederlands Fotomuseum

Wilhelminakade 332 3072 AR Rotterdam

Investigation results

None of the objects in this museum have problematic provenance.

Result of this investigation

The museum declined to take part in the investigation explaining that most of its collection is contemporary or acquired directly from photographers or their heirs. The composition and nature of the collection are such that a detailed investigation would be unnecessary.

Information from previous research (report Museum Acquisitions 1940-1948)

View reaction of Fotomuseum Nederlands in the report Museale acquisitions 1940-1948 which was published in 1999 in response to the previous museum research.

About this museum and its collection

The museum showcases different aspects of photography. A programme of temporary exhibitions presents historical and contemporary, Dutch and overseas photography, while the museum presents different facets of photography in lectures and workshops. Besides the displays, the museum also has a digital of over 100,000 photos.