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Dates:  1899 - 1993
Born:  Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Reinfeld
Died:  Germany, Bavaria, Dießen am Ammersee
Active:  Germany
 
  
German photographer whose representions of a pure race rooted in the land and industry was used as a part of the insidious racism of the Nazis. He took up colour photography as Agfa released colour photographic materials in 1936 particularly Agfacolor-Neu which allowed self-processing.
 
The Münchner Stadtmuseum collection is the largest surviving collection of his vintage prints.
 
Copyright is held by his eldest son Jürgen Retzlaff and his surviving siblings. (Pers. email, Dr Christopher Webster van Tonder, 9 June 2013)

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Erich Retzlaff 
1937 (ca)
 
  
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