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Who is an Aryan?

Unknown (German)
Gelatin silver print
Image: 16.5 x 22.9 cm (6 1/2 x 9 in.)
Credit Line:
Funds from various donors, 2003
Accession Number:
Not on view
This photograph, which illustrates the adaptation of physiognomic measurement by Nazi "race scientists," was published on the cover of the Neue Illustrierte Zeitung on June 1, 1933, above the headline: "Who Is an Aryan? A Fascist Experiences the National Revolution."
Inscription: Stamped in red ink, verso C: [illegible]; numerous reproduction inscriptions in green ink and pencil, verso OA; inscription in unknown hand in red pencil, verso BR: [illegible].
[Winter Works on Paper, New York]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Indexing the World," May 25, 2004–September 19, 2004.

Reproduction in IZ, Berlin is reversed laterally.
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