Painting by German Prisoner of War, Houlton, 1945

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Description

Helmut Klusson, 22, was among the first prisoners of war to arrive at the Houlton POW camp, 1944, on a Canadian Pacific train. (The CP had a rail spur that ran into Houlton.) The prisoners were still in old clothes and hobnailed boots.

This picture was painted with house paint on wall board.

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About This Item

  • Title: Painting by German Prisoner of War, Houlton, 1945
  • Creator: Klusson, Helmut
  • Creation Date: 1945
  • Subject Date: 1945
  • Location: Houlton, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Painting
  • Dimensions: 32 cm x 25 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-4216
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