Portrait of a French Inmate no. 77183: Mouneux, at Dachau
image: half-length seated portrait of Mouneux, a male inmate at Dachau wearing a camp uniform. On his jacket is a red
triangular badge bearing the letter 'F'. This denotes that he is a French political prisoner. The prisoner's identity number. '77183', is
clearly visible above the badge. His head has been shaved and in his hands he holds a pipe.
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 14 of 19 [the left side of IWM ART 17271 18 appears to be sketch book's missing first page]
Mouneux was a French journalist imprisoned with the artist in Dachau.
signed by the artist
'Leopold Frederic Prince of Prussia' [referring to the following page: IWM ART 17271 14?]
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.