Veghel; Unusual Prisoner Transport
September 17th, 1944. Operation Market Garden, Veghel.
Paratroopers escort German prisoners to a temporary enclosure near the Church.
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Size - 12”x8”
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Ghosts of History – How Memories are Made
By combining historical pictures with photos made on the exact same spot today, I try to make people realise that history is all around us.
That where you live, work or go to school, once people fought, died or simply experienced a different kind of life.
We are history, history is us.
Originally made as part of my research, I now make these combination photos because of my interest for the subject and to try and make people think about the past, remember and respect the sacrifices the generations before us made.
After these pictures received a lot of attention in the media many people contacted me and asked me to start selling prints.
I’ve spend countless hours doing research, trying to figure out where old photos were taken, visiting the location, making the ‘today photo’ and then combining them.
My passion for history but also my knowledge of the past and experience as a film maker helps me tell a story by deciding what to remove, what to let seep trough and what to accentuate.
BEFORE ORDERING PLEASE CONSIDER
I have to work with original images that are old, not perfectly sharp, sometimes have very low resolution and are small. It is hard to predict how the end result will look like and in some cases they can only be printed in small sizes.
I have tried to make the photos as good as possible but can’t always offer the quality I’d like to offer.
If you want to have this photo numbered and signed by me, contact me.
Best wishes and thank you for helping keeping history alive,
Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse