Camp No. 2, Tatura

Many of the German-Jewish refugees interned in Australia were talented artists, such as Kurt Winkler.  Here he shows the camp by moonlight, as his own shadow looms in the foreground.  The picture is framed with a decorative barbed-wire border.


Kurt Winkler, watercolour, 1944


Accession number: H85.89/2


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures collection.


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Refugee internment