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Then and now photos of Anne Frank’s world

These images are from Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, where the past and present come together in a somewhat haunting photo series of World War II. Not only just depicting the plight of Anne Frank and her family, this exhibition allows you to explore the entire city of Amsterdam via an app called Anne’s Amsterdam.

Go over the Berlage Bridge, discover the Jewish neighborhoods near Blauw Bridge, the southern part of Amsterdam where many Jewish people were arrested, and even stand on the steps of Opekta, the business Anne Frank’s father ran after moving to Amsterdam in 1933.

Via My Modern Met

Anne Frank Nazi solders near park overlaid with modern setting
Jewish girl on stoop overlaid with modern photo
three jewish girls vintage photo overlaid with modern photo
WWI vintage characters overlaid with modern photo
nazi soilder gather
groups of people greet parade vintage WWI Photo overlaid with modern setting

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Rachel Oakley is an Aussie writer based in NYC with an obsession for the creepy, cool and quirky side of life. Some of her main passions include philosophy, art, travel, and sarcasm.

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