Schuh, Gotthard

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Schuh, Gotthard Gender: M
Gotthard Hans Schuh
born on 22 December 1897 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Berlin-Schöneberg, Germany, 52n28, 13e22
Timezone CET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 00°40' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 07°41 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 02°10'


Swiss photographer, painter and graphic artist, he published several monographs including Inseln der Götter: Java, Sumatra, Bali (1941), the result of his almost 11-month journey through Indonesia.

In Zurich from 1928 to 1931 he held exhibitions of painting and joined the Basel artist group “Rot-Blau”. His photos were published in Zürcher Illustrierte, Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung, Paris Match and Life in the 1930s. His assignments during 1938-1939 took him all over Europe and to Indonesia. After about ten years as a reporter he became the first picture editor for the Neue Zürcher Zeitung.

Schuh married twice and had three children. He died on 29 December 1969 at age 72 in Küsnacht, Zurich.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth registry entry in hand from Sy Scholfield.


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist
  • Vocation : Art : Photography
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter