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Small silver curtain ring worn as a wedding ring by an Austrian Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2010.486.3

Small silver curtain ring worn as a wedding ring by 27 year old Helena Koves in London, England, where she married Victor Koves on December 30, 1938. Helena was living in Vienna when it was annexed by Nazi Germany in March 1938. Victor had already left Vienna and settled in London and they decided that Helena should join him. In the early 1940s, they left for Shanghai by way of Canada, but were able to obtain US visas in Canada and emigrated to New York.

Date
1938 December 30  (use)
Geography
use : London (England)
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Category
Fasteners
Object Type
Curtain rings (aat)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the family of Lewis Victor Koves and Helena Koves
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:21:49
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