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Lithograph

Object | Accession Number: 1991.151.7

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    Lithograph

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Plate created by Mieczyslaw Koscielniak, 1944, Auschwitz concentration camp. Lithograph etching produced from a plate made by Mieczyslaw Koscielniak while interned in Auschwitz.
    Date
    creation:  1944
    Geography
    creation: Auschwitz (Concentration camp); Oświęcim (Poland)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
    Signature
    bottom left corner of printing plate, "MK"
    Contributor
    Artist: Mieczyslaw Koscielniak

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Art
    Category
    Prints
    Object Type
    Lithographs (aat)
    Physical Description
    Image depicts two prisoners; one kneels over the other who appears to be dead; the kneeling figure wears clothing with a triangle and prisoner number; paper unsigned and un-numbered.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 21.060 inches (53.492 cm) | Width: 15.430 inches (39.192 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The lithogragh was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1991 by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-13 08:54:21
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