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"A sad muselman"

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 - as the one seen in the foreground. Drawing by Franciszek Znamirowski

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  • Title: "A sad muselman"
  • Creator: Franciszek Znamirowski
  • Date: 1943/1945
  • Contributor: Andrzej Długosz
  • Original Source: Regional Museum in Stary Sącz
  • Event date: 1944
  • Credit: Muzeum Regionalne im. Seweryna Udzieli (Society of Friends of Stary Sącz, The Seweryn Udziela Regional Museum in Stary Sącz).
  • Copyright: Towarzystwo Miłośników Starego Sącza, Muzeum Regionalne im. Seweryna Udzieli (Society of Friends of Stary Sącz, The Seweryn Udziela Regional Museum in Stary Sącz).
  • Collection: Spuścizna Franciszka Znamirowskiego/ zbiór rysunków z KL Gusen.
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