Item VC003-i003001 - Hand drawn portrait sketch of Benjamin H. Charles.

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VC003-i003001

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Hand drawn portrait sketch of Benjamin H. Charles.

Date(s)

  • 1943 (Creation)

Extent

Pencil drawing with watercolor wash : color ; 27 x 21 cm.

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Biographical history

Walter Kohnlein was a German prisoner of war held (and presumably a patient) at the 21st General Hospital when the hospital was stationed in North Africa. He was also an artist and made a series of drawings and watercolors which he gave to Benjamin H. Charles, who was the medical officer overseeing P.O.W.s at the 21st General Hospital.

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The portrait was drawn by German POW Walter Kohnlein and is signed and dated by the artist.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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VC003001

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VC003-i003001.jpg

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3.1 MiB

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