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Pencil portrait of a concentration camp inmate drawn by a fellow inmate

Object | Accession Number: 2005.574.1

Drawing of Stanley Cioth done when he was a concentration camp prisoner in July 1941, presumably by another inmate. Stanley was a Catholic Pole arrested in Krakow, Poland, in 1941 and sent to prison. He was given prisoner number 129993 and transferred to several concentration camps, including Auschwitz, Buchenwald, Gros Rosen, and Mauthausen, where he worked as a civil engineering technician. He was liberated in Ostrach-Hohens on April 22, 1945.

Artwork Title
Portrait of Stanley Cioth
Date
1941 July  (creation)
Geography
creation : concentration camp; Europe
Language
Polish
English
Classification
Art
Category
Drawings
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Estate of Wanda Cioth
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:43
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