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The plundered past ; the traffic in art treasures

by Karl Ernest Meyer

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art thefts,
  • Archaeological thefts

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Karl E. Meyer.
    SeriesPelican books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN8795 .M49 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4614575M
    ISBN 100140219900
    LC Control Number77378584

    The demise of nineteenth century values regarding antiquities, however, raised new questions about the ownership of goods plundered during past conflicts. One of the most complicated cases in the international dispute over antiquities repatriation, the giving back of antiquities or works of art to their original owner, is that of the British. Commanded by the pirate Sam Bellamy, the Whydah was wrecked off Wellfleet in , taking with her the treasure of fifty plundered ships. According to Cape folklore, Bellamy was returning to his love, Maria Hallett, the “The Witch of Wellfleet”, when his ship met disaster in one of the worst storms to strike the eastern seaboard.

      7 Historical Treasures Discovered by Accident. and it became known as the “Sistine Chapel of Prehistoric Art.” Historians later placed the age of its paintings at aro, As Forsyth explained, his book was based on several actual events, including a meeting by German industrialists, representing some of the leading German concerns, in Strasbourg in November

      Ship Materials. Pirates rarely had access to ports or shipyards where they could repair their vessels. Their ships were often put to hard use, meaning that they were in constant need of new sails, ropes, rigging tackle, anchors, and other things necessary for the day-to-day maintenance of a wooden sailing vessel. They stole candles, thimbles, frying pans, thread, soap, kettles, and other.   Before the outbreak of World War I, Adolf Hitler was a practicing artist. On two separate occasions, Hitler was denied admission to the Academy for Art Studies in Vienna. He took art very seriously and during his year reign as German Führer, the international art industry was demolished. It has been estimated that Hitler stole over , artworks during the war.


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Save with. This past March, Philip Saunders, editor of Trace, the stolen art register, stated that "there are at leastworks of art still missing from the Nazi occupation." Fifty years later, as questions abound Nazi looted assets that were never recovered, interest in the looted art.

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% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!. Plundered Past: United Kingdom Traffic in Art Treasures by Karl Meyer (Hardback, ) Be the first to write a review. Other cultural crimes must also be redressed, and in this important book Geoffrey Robertson shows why, and how.

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Looted Art Bibliography. Museum Acquistions Project. Washington: Royal Netherlands Embassy, November Note: During WWII, the Nazis looted art from the occupied Netherland and transferred the booty to gh the Dutch government in exile in London took measures that enabled many confiscated art objects to be returned to their rightful owners, the ongoing problems.

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Description: The looting of the Iraqi National Museum in April of provoked a world outcry at the loss of artifacts regarded as part of humanity's shared cultural patrimony.

But though the losses were unprecedented in scale, the museum looting was hardly the first time that Iraqi heirlooms had been plundered or put to political uses. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Art thefts.

Archaeological thefts. Illegal trade in art. Find out more about the unlikely World War II heroes who saved Europe’s art treasures. their past as well. Hitler’s forces plundered priceless paintings, sculptures, drawings, religious.

In AprilU.S. troops from the Third Army found a massive trove of looted art stored by the Nazis in a church in the town of Ellingen (Photo: National Archives). Despite the work of the “Monuments Men,” some famous works were never recovered and, of course, many private owners had died or been murdered during the war.

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For the past two centuries, the West has plundered the treasures of the ancient world to fill its great museums, but in recent years the countries where ancient civilizations originated have begun to push back, taking museums to court, prosecuting curators, and threatening to force the return of these priceless objects.

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The Nazis found the family's art inhidden in a chateau in central France, according to a history compiled by the Schlosses, and began the process of transferring the paintings to Germany.