This is an armband worn by Polish civilian Marian Szczepanowski when he was imprisoned in 1944 at Germany's Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp north of Berlin. It is a white armband with the number 89480 printed in black and there is an inverted red triangle to the left of the number. The cloth is worn and stained and measures 27 cm x 5 cm.
|Copyright||Reproduced courtesy of History Trust of South Australia|
|Identifiers||Migration Museum collection number HT85.1347(S)
TLF resource R4633
|Source||History Trust of South Australia, http://www.history.sa.gov.au|
This painting by Noel Counihan shows five soldiers with rifles who have just executed civilians against a wall and are slouching away with their helmeted heads lowered. To the right stands a soldier who must have given the order to fire. He is looking down at an old man with a white beard and a younger woman with blood on her chest and her head thrown back. It is night, but light shining on the victims accentuates the contrast between their white and yellow clothes and the soldiers' dark uniforms. The painting is 61.7 cm x 80.1 cm.
|Credits||With permission of the Estate of Mrs P Counihan
Reproduced courtesy of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
|Creator||Noel Counihan, artist, 1942|
|Identifiers||TLF resource R8638|
|Source||National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, http://www.nga.gov.au|
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