Name and location of repository
Level of description
Hand drawn portrait sketch of Benjamin H. Charles.
- 1943 (Creation)
Pencil drawing with watercolor wash : color ; 27 x 21 cm.
Name of creator
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.
Scope and content
The portrait was drawn by German POW Walter Kohnlein and is signed and dated by the artist.
System of arrangement
Conditions governing access
The collection is open and accessible for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.