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German POW painting, Houlton, 1945

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

This picture was painted by an unknown artist who was a German prisoner of war at Camp Houlton, a German POW internment camp.

It was given as a wedding gift by Walton Haase, Gunther Magdeburg and Gerhard Nowitsky, German POWs, to John D. (Don) Willard, a Camp Houlton guard, and Marion Corneil, August 31, 1945.

Other Information


  • Title: German POW painting, Houlton, 1945
  • Creation Date: 1945
  • Subject Date: 1945
  • Local Name: P.O.W. Camp
  • Town: Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: oil painting
  • Dimensions (cm): 40.4 x 30.2
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-6984

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