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Lotte Pechstein, Travel diary Palau Islands

illustrated post from July 1914
Inv. no. 2015/9/K2, acquired by donation in 2015

Pechstein’s first wife Lotte kept a travel diary, illustrated with drawings and watercolors. Providing an authentic source it is of outstanding importance for the academic analysis regarding the artist’s stay on the Palau Islands in 1914 which deeply influenced his whole artwork – particularly as his travel diary survived in fragmented form only and stops before the couple arrived on the island.