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Views of Douglas

Date made: 1941-1942

Description: Hand coloured views of Douglas produced during the Second World War in the Hutchinson Internment Camps and Falcon Cliff Internment Hospital. Produced with a Gestetner Cyclograph or similar.

(1) Hutchinson Square, Douglas 'The Camp' February 1941 by Bruno Ahrends. 21.6 x 34 cm.
(2) Falcon Cliff Hospital by Bruno Ahrends, 1941, 26.6 x 20.8 cm.
(3) View from Upper Douglas down to Tower of Refuge, gardens in front, hotels either side with long gardens. Bruno Ahrends, 1942. 21.5 x 34 cm.
(4) Hutchinson Square (?) 34 x 21cm

Bruno Ahrends has three cards in the HO396 series. He was born in Berlin in 1878 and was living at 59 Hills Road, Cambridge, occupation architect. In 1939 he was considered exempt from internment. By 21.6.40 however he had been interned, and he was recorded as held in Hutchinson Camp with number 67669. His release was authorised 15.4.1942.

Materials: coloured pencil, paint: watercolour, paper

Object name: hand-coloured stencil copy

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1990-0245



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