Arthur Lederer modelling Ambassador's uniform
Austrian emigrant Arthur Lederer is shown modelling an Ambassador's uniform in this black and white silver gelatin print produced in Vienna. The outfit was made by Lederer at his tailoring business, Franz Schlaf's Sohne. It is one of many small personal artefacts kept by the Lederer family when they fled Austria to escape Nazi persecution as Jews in 1939.
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Object number 00015949
ANMM Collection Gift from Walter and Jean Lederer
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