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Gert Wollheim collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of four drawings and one painting relating to the experiences of Gert Wollheim, originally from Germany, during the war when he was held in Vierzon, Ruchard, Gurs, and Septfonds internment camps in France.
Provenance
The collection was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1988.
Date
1940-1941
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Birds-eye view of the overcrowded Gurs barracks drawn by a German inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1988.4.1

Geography
creation : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
depiction : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
Date
1940 November 01-1940 December 31

Pencil drawing of people crowded inside a barrack in Gurs created by a German inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1988.4.2

Geography
creation : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
depiction : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
Date
1940 November 01-1940 December 31

Watercolor of a gaunt, sickly woman in Gurs created by a German inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1988.4.3

Geography
creation : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
Date
1940 November 01-1940 December 31

Drawing of a couple sharing bread through barbed wire in Gurs drawn by a German inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1988.4.4

Geography
creation : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
depiction : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
Date
1940 November 01-1940 December 31

Portrait of an old woman walking behind barbed wire drawn in Gurs by a German inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1988.4.5

Geography
creation : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
depiction : Gurs (Concentration camp); Gurs (France)
Date
1941 January 01-1941 January 07
 
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