Accession Number: NEKHC:2012.1.1-3

Object: Stamps

Category: Theresienstadt; Czechoslovakia; The Nazi Camp System

Physical Description: Three stamps, paper and ink. Complete.

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Three stamps issued in 1968, in what was then Czechoslovakia. The stamps show artwork drawn by children held in Theresienstadt, along with child's name and age. 

Further Information

These three stamps were issued in 1968, in what was then Czechoslovakia. They were issued 30 years after the Munich Pact and the design includes drawings done by children held in Theresienstadt Concentration Camp and Ghetto. Theresienstadt had been known as Terezin prior to the arrival of Nazi forces. Each stamp has the name and age of the child who drew the picture, featuring Jew and Guard by Jiri Beutler, age 10; Butterflies by Kitty Brunnerova, age 11; and The Flowerpot by Jiri Schlessinger, age 11.