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A prisoner in the Saint Cyprien internment camp paints a picture outside on a sandy beach.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 34502

A prisoner in the Saint Cyprien internment camp paints a picture outside on a sandy beach.

The artist has been identified as Karl Schwesig.

The original Hirshhorn Museum caption reads: "An artist attempting to work at St. Cyprien, the concentration camp known as, "the pesthole of the Pyrenees."

Date
Circa 1940
Locale
Saint Cyprien, [Pyrenees-Orientales] France
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Cynthia Jaffee McCabe
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-28 00:00:00
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