The Capo

Museum Work

Resource TypeStill Images
Date of Creation1946
GenreArts & Culture
Object ID2012.006.016
CreatorGeorge Zielezinski
Place of CreationGermany
DescriptionBlack and white print with image of a uniformed prisoner standing on the neck of another prisoner on the ground. Caption in English, French, German, and Polish. 
Materials/Techniquesoverall: paper, ink
Measurements40 x 30 cm
Method of Constructionrotogravure
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2012 by Janet Martini, who received the portfolio from her mother. 

Frances Giske Martini obtained the portfolio while working with UNRRA in Germany after the Second World War. 
Classificationprints (visual works)
Legal Statuspermanent collection
NotePrinted by F. Bruckmann K.G., Munich, Germany