Saturday, 20 August 2022

Textile Details

'Photograph', Jewish children rescued from Terezin concentration camp. (Photo: Fotografove Alex Paul,
War Resisters International photo archive)
'Photograph', Jewish children rescued from Terezin concentration camp. (Photo: Fotografove Alex Paul, War Resisters International photo archive)

 

Title of Textile:Photos of children from Terezin concentration camp
Maker:
Country of Origin: Czech Republic
Year Produced: 1945
Size (cm): 17cm x 10cm
Materials:
Type of Textile: Memorabalia
Description:

These photos depict some of the 132 Jewish children who were rescued from Terezin concentration camp, located 30 miles north of Prague in the Czech Republic. These children were the only survivors of the estimated 15,000 children incarcerated in the period 1941-1945.

In this image these surviving children are playing in the park of Castle Olesovice. This photo is one of five images, all of which depict children who were rescued by members of War Resisters’ International.

Owner: Conflict Textiles collection, donation from War Resisters’ International
Location: Roberta Bacic, Northern Ireland
Original / Replica: Original
Photographer: Photo Fotografove Alex Paul War Resisters International photo archive



Textile exhibited at: Textile Accounts of Conflicts, 17/11/2014 - 18/11/2014
Remembering the Holocaust, 8/01/2018 - 27/01/2018
Torn from Home: Remembering the Holocaust , 10/01/2019 - 28/02/2019
From Home to Here: Stories of Languages Old and New, 5/11/2019 - 20/12/2019
Light during the darkness: Remembering the Holocaust, 18/01/2021 - 1/02/2021



Textile Detail Image(s)

  'Photograph', Jewish children rescued from Terezin concentration camp. (Photo: Fotografove Alex Paul, War Resisters International photo archive)