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Portrait of a male survivor drawn postwar by a former Polish slave laborer

Object | Accession Number: 2014.486.4

Ink portrait drawing of a man created by Henryk Hechtkopf after his return to Warsaw, Poland, in 1946. In September 1939, Poland was invaded and partitioned by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. Henryk, a lawyer, was placed in Soviet captivity and sent to a slave labor camp. He survived imprisonment due to his drawing talent.

Date
1946  (publication/distribution)
Geography
creation : Warsaw (Poland)
Classification
Art
Category
Drawings
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rachel Postawski
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:53
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