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Cigarette case carved in a POW camp

Object | Accession Number: 1990.204.1

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    Cigarette case carved in a POW camp

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Carved by Pieter Kaufmann while he was in a prisoner of war camp. He was a Viennese Jew who joined the British army at the beginning of the war. While stationed in Greece he was captured by the Germans.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rachel Intrator
    Contributor
    Artisan: Pieter Kaufmann

    Physical Details

    Physical Description
    Black and wood-colored cigarette case opens to hold three rows of cigarettes.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 13.740 inches (34.9 cm) | Width: 4.760 inches (12.09 cm) | Depth: 6.730 inches (17.094 cm)
    Materials
    overall : wood, paint, metal

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The oject was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by Rachel Intrator.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:21:20
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