Exhibition: Galician Thanatos

2014-11-23 - 2015-03-08
November 23, 2014 – March 8, 2015
Galician Thanatos. War cemeteries in Western Galicia in the years 1914–1918
The ICC medieval cellars

In the area of the former Western Galicia there are buried around 70 thousand soldiers of various nationalities, who fought in the First World War, among others Poles, Austrians, Russians, Germans, Ukrainians, Hungarians, and Croatians. War cemeteries they were buuried in were constructed of very high artistic quality. They were designed by leading architects, such as Dušan Jurkovič, Hans Mayr, Jan Szczepkowski, and Gustav Rossmann.

The exhibition showcases contemporary and archive photographs and reproductions of designs of cemeteries, as well as watercolours and postcards.

Admission free

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