Drawing of a landscape made from toothpaste on black x-ray paper

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1944

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Framed drawing of a landscape in snow showing a river, bridge, trees and a church. The scene has been made from toothpaste on black x-ray paper by a German Prisoner of War, at Shotley Hospital, near Newcastle. Presented to Staff Nurse Edith Macdonald in January 1945 by Captain Kutz on behalf of the German POWs. The painting had formed part of the Christmas decorations that the POWs had made to decorate their ward during the 1944 festive season.
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1813/1
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Edith Macdonald

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