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Topolski’s Bergen-belsen Drawings Are Destroyed in London Studio Fire

A fire of mysterious origin today destroyed the studio here of Felix Topolski, the Polish “artist of Bergen-Belsen” whose drawings of concentration camp scenes made a tremendous impact all over the world. The originals of the drawings were lost in the fire along with others of Israeli personalities and landscapes done when Mr. Topalski visited Israel. The artist, who makes his home in London is presently in the United States. His wife described the calamity as “the loss of a life’s work.”