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Esther Lurie collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of pen and ink drawings, etchings, and watercolors created by Esther Lurie during the Holocaust about her experiences in the Kovno Ghetto in German occupied Lithuania in the years 1941, 1942, 1943.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1996 by Esther Lurie.
Date
1941-1943
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Etching by Esther Lurie of the expulsion to the camps from the ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1996.3.1

Geography
creation : Tel Aviv (Israel)
depiction : Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
Date
1957
1943

Etching by Esther Lurie of a group lined up for expulsion to the camps

Object | Accession Number: 1996.3.2

Geography
creation : Tel Aviv (Israel)
depiction : Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
Date
1957
1943

Etching by Esther Lurie of a group lined up for expulsion to the camps

Object | Accession Number: 1996.3.3

Geography
creation : Tel Aviv (Israel)
depiction : Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
Date
1957
1942

Esther Lurie sketch of the barbed wire fence and a gate in Kovno Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1996.3.4

Geography
creation : Tel Aviv (Israel)
depiction : Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
Date
1957
1941

Esther Lurie sketch of people entering the main gate to the Kovno Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1996.3.5

Geography
creation : Tel Aviv (Israel)
depiction : Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
Date
approximately 1957
1943

Drawing by Esther Lurie of the path behind the ghetto leading to the Ninth Fort

Object | Accession Number: 1996.3.6

Geography
creation : Tel Aviv (Israel)
depiction : Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
Date
1957
1942

Drawing by Esther Lurie of the Vilijampole neighborhood in Kovno Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1996.3.7

Geography
creation : Tel Aviv (Israel)
depiction : Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
Date
1957
1942

Esther Lurie watercolor of the barbed wire fence, Kovno Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1996.3.8

Geography
creation : Tel Aviv (Israel)
depiction : Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
Date
1957
1941

Drawing by Esther Lurie of the Yad Vashem Memorial Shrine

Object | Accession Number: 1996.3.9

Geography
creation : Israel
depiction : Yad Vashem; Jerusalem
Date
1963

Ghetto panorama and two buldings drawn by Esther Lurie

Object | Accession Number: 1996.3.10

Geography
creation : Tel Aviv (Israel)
depiction : Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
Date
approximately 1965
approximately 1943

Drawing by Esther Lurie of a panoramic view of daily life in the Kovno ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1996.3.11

Geography
creation : Tel Aviv (Israel)
depiction : Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
Date
approximately 1965
approximately 1943

Drawing by Esther Lurie of a panoramic view of daily life in the Kovno ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1996.3.12

Geography
creation : Tel Aviv (Israel)
depiction : Kovno ghetto (historic); Kaunas (Lithuania)
Date
approximately 1965
approximately 1943
 
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