Photograph 48; Ruth David Accession Number: NEKHC:2016.1.48 Object: Photographs Category: Ruth David; Kindertransport; Life before the Holocaust; Germany. Physical Description: Photograph complete Image Use: Use of images owned by the National Holocaust Centre and Museum is governed by our Terms and Conditions. Information: The National Holocaust Centre and Museum takes all reasonable measures to ensure we are not infringing on the rights of others. If you are the owner of the copyright or related rights in any of the material from our collections on this website, or you believe that the material may be subject to a third party ownership or another legal claim, and you believe its use infringes your intellectual property or any other rights, please contact us on [email protected] We endeavour to resolve objections in a timely manner, and will withdraw affected materials from the website until the matter is resolved. The information you provide will be treated as confidential and will be used only in connection with this enquiry. This photograph forms part of the Ruth David Collection. It is from a collection of almost fifty photographs depicting Ruth's family over an extended period of time, from long before Ruth's birth in the late 1920s, through to the 1940s. Ruth's family were Jewish and lived in Germany. Further Information This is a professional photograph of Ruth David's maternal aunt Liese. The picture shows Liese as a young girl, and was taken in Mannheim. Ruth's maternal grandparents had started their married life in Mannheim, but later moved. Liese would grow up to dote on her nieces and nephews and be a much loved aunt of Ruth's. Many of the pictures which form part of this collection were taken by Liese, who had been a keen photographer. Facing increasing danger from Nazi persecution of Jewish people, Liese secured passage out of Germany on a domestic worker permit, which saved her life. After the end of the Second World War, Liese remained in England and became a teacher.