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12 hours in hall 12. Lunch

Franciszek Znamirowski1943/1945

Polish History Museum

Polish History Museum

This drawing depicts lunch in the Messerschmitt hall. It is entitled: “A sad muselman" (from the German word Muselmann). That was the term for extremely exhausted prisoners, who were close to starvation. watercolour painting by Franciszek Znamirowski

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  • Title: 12 hours in hall 12. Lunch
  • Creator: Franciszek Znamirowski
  • Date: 1943/1945
  • Location: Gusen, Upper Austria, Austria
  • Contributor: Bernhard Lübbers
  • Original Source: Staatliche Bibliothek Regensburg, 999 Gr/4Rat.civ.388
  • Credit: Die Staatliche Bibliothek Regensburg (the Regional State Library for Regensburg).
  • Copyright: Watercolor by Franciszek Znamirowski, photograph by Adam Grochowski (former prisoner of Gusen), copyright: Die Staatliche Bibliothek Regensburg (the Regional State Library for Regensburg).
  • Collection: "Überleben durch Kunst" Franciszek Znamirowski: Gusen – album.

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