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Painted plaster cast given to a Yiddish entertainer at a displaced persons camp

Object | Accession Number: 1989.58.151

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    Painted plaster cast given to a Yiddish entertainer at a displaced persons camp
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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Plaster picture presented to Herman Yablokoff in 1947. Yablokoff was a star and director in the Yiddish Theatre who entertained at displaced persons camps throughout Europe after World War II.
    Date
    1947
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Anita Willens

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Decorative Arts
    Category
    Handicrafts
    Object Type
    Plaster cast (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    plaster relief; image of soldier carrying rifle, and farmer walking behind him, Israeli flag in background; Rectangular form; raised image of bearded man holding staff and wearing sign that reads"1597" around his neck; metal loop at center top; label with printed text in German adhered to verso across bottom
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 7.500 inches (19.05 cm) | Width: 11.250 inches (28.575 cm) | Depth: 0.120 inches (0.305 cm)
    Materials
    overall : plaster, paint, graphite, metal, paper, ink, adhesive

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Keywords & Subjects

    Topical Term
    Refugee camps--Europe.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The plaster craft was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1989 by Anita Willens.
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:11:15
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