Hundreds of Photographs of Adolf Hitler are Expected to Fetch a Six-figure Sum at J.P. Humbert Auctioneers


LONDON.- Hundreds of photographs of Adolf Hitler are expected to fetch a six-figure sum when they go under the hammer, an auctioneer said. The photographs, along with negatives, were taken by the Nazi leader’s personal photographer Heinrich Hoffmann during the party’s rise to powers before the Second World War. Believed to have been passed on by the photographer himself, they will go under the hammer at a sale in January. Auctioneer Jonathan Humbert, of J.P.Humbert Auctioneers, said they were a previously-unseen view of Hitler during his rise to power. “We’ve got somewhere around 800 negatives and maybe 600 stills, some from these negatives and other stills that don’t have a negative that they were developed from,” he said. “They were all taken by Hitler’s personal photographer Heinrich Hoffmann, who was part of the Nazi propaganda machine.” He said the photos are all pre-Second World War, wit