SCENES AT STALAG VIIIB (LAMSDORF) PRISONER OF WAR CAMP, GERMANY 1942 - 1945
- Catalogue number
- HU 47081
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- Subject period
- Alternative names
- object name: Amateur photograph
- object name: Photomontage
- object category: Black and white
A photomontage of images from Stalag VIIIb prisoner of war came including a German list of prisoners who escaped from the Camp and featuring the profile of . The montage was created in the camp by Warrant Officer William Lawrence RAF. Lawrence, a trained engineer, carried out clandestine photography in the Camp between August 1942 - February 1945. Lawrence intended this montage was intended to commemorate the work of Judd Lawson (whose prewar portrait is incorporated in the montage). Lawson, a New Zealander captured in Crete, was one of the Army Escape Committee's expert forgers. The montage also features some of the stamps which he carved.
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