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Walter Spitzer collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of 9 intaglio etched prints created by Walter Spitzer based upon his experiences during the Holocaust as an inmate in Blechhammer and Buchenwald concentration camps.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2008 by Walter Spitzer.
Date
1955
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Etching by Walter Spitzer of a skeletal concentration camp inmate gazing at the empty food bowl of another

Object | Accession Number: 2008.340.1

Geography
depiction : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
creation : Paris (France)
Date
1943 June-1945 April
1955

Etching by Walter Spitzer of naked skeletal concentration camp inmates and guards

Object | Accession Number: 2008.340.2

Geography
depiction : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
creation : Paris (France)
Date
1943 June-1945 April
1955

Etching by Walter Spitzer of 2 guards with 3 unclothed female concentration camp inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2008.340.3

Geography
depiction : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
creation : Paris (France)
Date
1943 June-1945 April
1955

Etching of a group of 3 skeletal children in the outside yard in a concentration camp

Object | Accession Number: 2008.340.4

Geography
depiction : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
creation : Paris (France)
Date
1943 June-1945 April
1955

Etching by Walter Spitzer of concentration camp inmates hauling a cart of corpses, with one not yet dead

Object | Accession Number: 2008.340.5

Geography
depiction : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
creation : Paris (France)
Date
1943 June-1945 April
1955

Etching by Walter Spitzer of 2 emaciated concentration camp inmates walking arm in arm

Object | Accession Number: 2008.340.6

Geography
depiction : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
creation : Paris (France)
Date
1943 June-1945 April
1955

Etching by Walter Spitzer of a group of concentration camp inmates listening to a speaker

Object | Accession Number: 2008.340.7

Geography
depiction : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
creation : Paris (France)
Date
1943 June-1945 April
1955

Etching by Walter Spitzer of a dog attacking fallen concentration camp prisoners in an arena

Object | Accession Number: 2008.340.8

Geography
depiction : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
creation : Paris (France)
Date
1943 June-1945 April
1955

Etching by Walter Spitzer of concentration camp inmates begging, digging in a dumpster, and hauling corpses

Object | Accession Number: 2008.340.9

Geography
depiction : Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
creation : Paris (France)
Date
1943 June-1945 April
1955
 
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