Portrait of Prince Frederick Leopold before his head was shaved, while an inmate at Dachau
image: half-length seated portrait of Prince Frederick Leopold of Prussia, an inmate at Dachau. He sits with his arms
crossed and wears a red and black tartan scarf tucked into a high-necked jacket.
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 15 of 19 [the left side of IWM ART 17271 18 appears to be sketch book's missing first page]
IWM ART 17271 14b can be placed over the portrait to show the sitter after his head was shaved.
Prince Frederick Leopold of Prussia was one of several prominent public figures imprisoned at
signed by the artist 45
'Thomas Groome' [referring to the following page: IWM ART 17271 15?]
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.