image: a view towards an alter consisting of a wooden shelf holding a large wooden crucifix with three candlesticks on
either side. The shelf is surrounded by leafy plants. To the left is a doorway and an impression of a statue of the Virgin Mary. In the
foreground is the feint outline of a congregation of men with their heads bowed. The back of their jackets are marked with an
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 11 of 19 [the left side of IWM ART 17271 18 appears to be sketch book's missing first page]
'myself with or without hair' [referring to the following 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.