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AnneFrankSchoolPhoto 4-5 (cropped)


AnneFrankSchoolPhoto 4-5 (cropped)



Anne Frank in 1940, while at 6. Montessorischool, Niersstrraat 41-43, Amsterdam (the Netherlands). Photograph by unknown photographer.
According to Dutch copyright law Art. 38: 1 (unknown photographer & pre-1943 so >70 years after first disclosure) now in the public domain. “Unknown photographer” confirmed by Anne Frank Foundation Amsterdam in 2015 (see email) and search in several printed publications and image databases.
Nederlands: Schoolfoto van Anne Frank, genomen in 1940 in de zesde klas van de 6e Montessorischool, Niersstraat 41-43, Amsterdam (Nederland).
Volgens de Nederlandse auteurswet, art. 38 lid 1 (onbekende fotograaf en foto van voor 1943, dus meer dan 70 jaar na eerste openbaarmaking) is deze foto nu in het publieke domein. Dat de fotograaf onbekend is, is bevestigd door de Anne Frank Stichting Amsterdam in 2015 (zie email). Dezelfde afbeelding is door mij in vele boeken en databases met afbeeldingen gevonden, steeds zonder naam van de fotograaf.

Anne Frank (1929—1945), Jewish girl whose diary of her family’s two years in hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands became a classic of war literature. Early in the Nazi regime of Adolf Hitler, Anne’s father, Otto Frank (1889–1980), a German businessman, took his wife and two daughters to live in Amsterdam. In 1941, after German forces occupied the Netherlands, Anne was compelled to transfer from a public school to a Jewish one. On June 12, 1942, she received a red-and-white plaid diary for her 13th birthday. That day she began writing in the book: “I hope I will be able to confide everything to you, as I have never been able to confide in anyone, and I hope you will be a great source of comfort and support.”





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