The hair of Bob Sheppard, before his head was shaved while an inmate at Dachau
image: The hair of Bob Sheppard, before his head was shaved while an inmate at Dachau. The drawing is intended to be
positioned over the portrait of Sheppard with a shaved head [IWM ART 17271 11a].
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
IWM ART 17271 11b can be placed over IWM ART 17271 11a to show the sitter before his head was shaved.
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.