Photograph; Dorothy Fleming's Mother and Aunt 2 Accession Number: NEKHC:2015.78.2 Object: Photograph Category: Dorothy Fleming; The Dorothy Fleming Collection; Life Before the Holocaust; Austria; Kindertransport 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 Dorothy Fleming Collection. The picture shows Dorothy's mother, Hanna, and paternal aunt, Gretel. The photograph was taken in 1932. Further Information This photograph forms part of the Dorothy Fleming Collection, it was taken in 1932 at Schönbrunn,Vienna. The picture shows Dorothy as a young girl holding hands with her mother, Hanna, behind Dorothy's paternal aunt, Margaret, who was known as 'Gretel'. Hanna and Gretel were good friends, and Gretel would often come and visit the family because her mother, Dorothy's paternal grandmother, lived with Dorothy and her parents. As the family were in increasing danger from the rise of Nazism and the persecution of Jewish people, Dorothy and her sister were sent by their parents to England on the Kindertransport in January 1939. Dorothy’s father, who had been an optician in Vienna, was later able to secure a permit to come to England through the help of a friend. Gretel was also able to secure passage out of Vienna.