image: half-length seated portrait of a male inmate at Dachau wearing a camp uniform and cap. He sits with his chin
resting on his hands. On the table in front of him there is a glass, a mug and a knife.
These drawings appear to be pages from a numbered sketchbook, with the page number appearing in the upper right
corner [recto]. The captions on the back of the drawing appear to refer to the drawing on the following page of the
page 10 of 19 [the left side of IWM ART 17271 18 appears to be sketch book's missing first page]
One of the most memorable elements of the Holocaust Exhibition is the video testimony by survivors which accompanies visitors along the route. But what happened to the survivors after the Second World War? How did they rebuild their lives in the years that followed their release from Nazi persecution?
As the Allies advanced across Europe at the end of the Second World War, they came across concentration camps filled with sick and starving prisoners. The first major camp to be liberated was Majdanek near Lublin, Poland in July 1944.