My Escort Guard

Description

Prisoner Andrei Vingorsky's painting of a Smolensk female guard in uniform holding a gun across her lap with a view of a city behind her. Prisoner artists often painted camp employees in exchange for extra food rations, better jobs, or other commodities in the Gulag camp "economy."

Creator

Andrei Kuzmich Vingorsky

Date

1944-00-00 00:00:00 | no temporal coverage

Source

International Memorial Society, Moscow

Bibliographic Citation

Andrei Kuzmich Vingorsky, "My Escort Guard." Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives, Item #237 (accessed December 12 2017, 3:10 pm)

Collection

Memorial Moscow