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Reading lamp from Simon Wiesenthal’s office

Loan Simon Wiesenthal Archive, Vienna

Jewish Museum Vienna

Jewish Museum Vienna

The world-famous “Nazi hunter” and the progressive socialist federal chancellor did not get on in the former perpetrator land. They both rendered great service to their country. The matchbox from the 1975 election campaign recalls that Kreisky brought Austria back to the international stage. The reading lamp comes from Wiesenthal’s office, in which he worked day and night to obtain justice by bringing to light suppressed Shoah crimes.

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  • Title: Reading lamp from Simon Wiesenthal’s office
  • Creator: Loan Simon Wiesenthal Archive, Vienna
  • Location: Vienna
  • Rights: Simon Wiesenthal Archiv, Wien / Foto: David Peters

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