Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

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Title

Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

Description

Prisoners are visible behind barbed wire, wearing blue and white striped clothes and black shoes. A German soldier is guarding them, armed with a rifle. There are two huts. The white building has a large chimney with black smoke billowing out of it. The men look emaciated. One man is lying on the ground.

Label reads “109”; signed by the author; caption reads “Maggio 1944. Belsen orrenda! Erano ancora su questa terra oppure avevano superato senza accorgersi il confine tra la vita e la morte, ed erano capitati nella cupa città delle larve e degli spettri in un immane e repellente formicaio umano dove i vivi erano frammisti ai morti.”

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Francesca Campani
Alessandro Pesaro
Helen Durham

Rights

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Format

One tempera on paper, pasted on mount board

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Identifier

PFilliputtiA16010051

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Citation

Angiolino Filiputti, “Bergen-Belsen concentration camp,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 23, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/140.

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