LIFE magazine duped over Eva Braun’s private photos

Edward McCarter, head of still photography at the National Archives has revealed that the so called cache of “rare, unseen” photographs from Eva Braun’s private photo album have in fact been available since 1947 to anyone to see them for free. Reinhard Schulz, the supposedly curator and collector at the National Archives who sold the photographs, “has never worked for the National Archive. We’ve never heard of him. Anyone can come in and take photostats of these pictures and I imagine that’s what he did. Life has been duped,” said McCarter.

Read the article at: Toronto Star.

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  • So how are Getty Images able to claim a copyright and sell publication rights to these images?