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Raff's writing and family portraits

There are no known photographs of Raff's parents who were poor people of humble origins, but we do have portraits of his wife Doris, their daughter Helene and his parents-in-law, the Genasts. It is interesting to note from the five examples of his signature, how much this varied over the years.

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Signature from an 1881 letter

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Signature from the 1860s or 1870s

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Signature (possibly with "dir" for Direktor of the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt)

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Letter written by Raff on 8 May 1869

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Autograph of a Pensée Fugitive written by Raff

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Raff's fiancée, Doris Genast in 1856

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Raff's wife, Doris

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Raff's daughter, Helene Raff in the 1930s

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Raff's father-in-law, Eduard Genast

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Raff's mother-in-law, Christine Genast.

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