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Accession Number: NEKHC:2015.1.20

Object: Photograph

Physical Description: Photograph; complete.

Information: This photograph forms part of the Ellen Rawson Collection. It is from a collection of over three hundred photographs of Ellen's family enjoying activities such as swimming and holidaying, before the Holocaust.

Further Information

This photograph forms part of the Ellen Rawson Collection, Ellen was born in 1922 in Königsberg, East Prussia. The family lived there happily during Ellen’s early childhood. They kept many of the Jewish holidays, and religion was an important part of family life. As the family were Jewish, their business and home was taken from them during the Holocaust. The photograph shows Ellen and her family walking along a pier during a family holiday, the family often went to Swinemunde which was the birth place of Ellen's mother. In the photograph the three small children at the front walking towards the camera are, from left to right; Ellen's younger brother Gert, Ellen, and Ellen's youngest brother Heinz. Ellen's mother, Margarete, is behind Gert and Ellen holding their hands. Ellen's father, Hans, is walking at the side of her behind Ellen and Heinz. Ellen survived as she was sent away from the increasing persecution to England on the Kindertransport, Ellen's parents were murdered in the Holocaust.

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