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Poster for the 10th Anniversary of the Liberation of Mauthausen.

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    Poster for the 10th Anniversary of the Liberation of Mauthausen.

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    Brief Narrative
    "10 éme ANNIVERSAIRE / camps / hitteriens / MAUTHAUSEN..."; 9 black and white images of Mauthausen prisoners from 1945 with black text on white ground; devastating photographic images of the camp and text describing these Nazi horrors. Printed and distributed by Leroy Andre of Vienna for the International Federation of Resistors.
    Artwork Title
    10eme anniversaire de la libération des camps hitlériens Mauthausen
    Alternate Title
    10th Anniversary of the Liberation of Hitler’s Mauthausen Camp
    commemoration:  1945 May 05
    publication/distribution:  approximately 1954 April 11
    publication: Vienna (Austria)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of an Anonymous Donor
    front, top, center, black ink : 10ème ANNIVERSAIRE / de la libération / des camp / hitlériens [10th anniversary of the liberation of Hitler’s camps]
    front, center, black ink : MAUTHAUSEN / libéré le 5 mai 1945 / 122.767 morts enregistrés / et des dizaines de milliers d'autres non immatriculés [Mauthausen released on May 5, 1945 122,767 registered deaths and tens of thousands of other non-registered]
    front, bottom, black ink : OPPOSEZ-VOUS A LA RENAISSANCE DE MILITARISME ALLEMAND! [Oppose the renaissance of German militarism]
    front, top row, left, black ink : L'escalier de 186 marches que les déportés devaient / monter en portant de lourdes pierres [The staircase of 186 steps which the deportes had to climb carrying heavy stones]
    front, top row, right, black ink : Appel de déportés par / 10° au-dessousde zéro [Roll call at 10° below zéro]
    front, middle row, left, black ink : La libération [The Liberation]
    front, middle row, center, black ink : Epuisé, il a été / jeté du haut de / la carriére [Exhausted, he was thrown from the top of the quarry]
    front, middle row, right, black ink : Cadavres entassés, trouves a la liberation [Dead bodies, found at liberation]
    front, bottom row, left, black ink : 5 mai 1949: Inauguration du Monument International [5 May 1949: Inauguration of the International Monument]
    front, bottom row, center, black ink : PLUS JAMAIS ÇA [NEVER AGAIN]
    front, bottom row, center, black ink : La potence de Gusen et le Mur des Fusillés [The Gusen Stem and the Rifle Wall]
    front, bottom row, right, black ink : Sauvés au / dernier / moment [saved at the last moment]
    front, bottom row, right, black ink : Un des malades était déjà immatriculé pour le crématoire [One of the patients was already registered for the crematorium]
    front, bottom right margin, black ink : Édité par la / Fédération Internationale / des Résistants [Published by the International Federation of Resistance Fighters]
    front, bottom right margin, black ink : Eigentümer, Herausgeber und Verleger: Leroy André, General- / sekretär; für den Inhalt verantwortlich: Sally Wehsely; beide: / Wein II Castellezgasse 35, -- Druck; Globus II, Wien VI, Gumpen- / dorferstraße 40-44. [Owner, editor and publisher; Leroy Andre. Secretary-General; Responsible for the content: Sally Wehsely; both Wein II Castellezgasse 35. - print; Globus II, Vienna VI, Gunpendorfer Street 40-44.]
    Publisher: Federation Internationale des Resistantes

    Physical Details

    Physical Description
    Black and white poster commemorating the liberation of German concentration camps. There is black text against a white background in the center which is surrounded by 9 captioned photographs. The top row has 3 pictures, from left; stone steps carved into a hillside, the camp’s entrance with walls and guard tower imposed with the poster title, and rows of male prisoners standing naked outside with snow on the ground. The second row shows crowds of cheering prisoners surrounding American tanks and soldiers on liberation day, a dead body lying on the ground, and a pile of starved corpses. The bottom row depicts crowds of people at the dedication of a monument, gallows with a noose hanging from the beam, and emaciated prisoners standing and lying in their bunks in barracks. On the bottom right is the logo for FIR (International Federation of Resistance Fighters), an inverted cone with FIR on the surface and a fire burning from the base. The paper is thin and faded and the bottom edge has a vertical tear, there are 2 vertical creases running through the poster.
    overall: Height: 23.250 inches (59.055 cm) | Width: 33.000 inches (83.82 cm)
    overall : paper, ink

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    Administrative Notes

    The poster was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by an Anonymous donor.
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