A cluster of buildings, one of them with sign to the "Sickroom." Inscription along bottom "In this sickroom, which was in reality a dying room, my wife worked on the nightshift." Signed and dated lower right. Caption on back.
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Title: Courtyard building in Theresienstadt
Creator: Behr, Henry
Date Created: 1944
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute at the Center for Jewish History
Physical Dimensions: w27.5 x h23.3 cm
Artist Biography: Henry Behr (originally Baehr) lived from 1897 to 1981, and immigrated to United States circa 1946. Behr and his wife, whose home was in Cologne, were held at Theresienstadt three and half years. He had been a commercial artist. He made a group of drawings in pencil, which he later finished in the present media. There are comments on the life in the camp on the backs of the mounts. Additional material in the archives.
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