Exhibitions/ Art Object

[Survivors of the Dachau Concentration Camp Demonstrate the Operation of the Crematorium by Dragging a Corpse Toward One of the Ovens, Dachau, Germany]

Artist:
Unknown
Date:
April 29–May 10, 1945
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
16.6 x 10.2 cm (6 9/16 x 4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Funds from various donors, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.349
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped in ink, recto BLC: "jugo foto // [star] DACHAU"
[David Winter, Winter Works on Paper, New York]

Date and descriptive title per another print of this image in the collection of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. According to the website, scrapbookpages.com, this photograph (and the other three prints acquired at the same time by the Museum) were made by a Yugoslavian resistance fighter who was a prisoner at Dachau. The posed photographs were made immediately after liberation and offered for sale to American soldiers who visited a museum set up in Baracke X by the U.S. Army.
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