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Tin spoon made by a concentration camp inmate

Object | Accession Number: 1990.65.2

Small tin spoon made by Jan Wachtel while he was a prisoner in Auschwitz concentration camp.

Date
use:  approximately 1943 November-1945 May
Geography
creation: Auschwitz (Concentration camp); Oświęcim (Poland)
use: Mauthausen (Concentration Camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
use: Gusen (Concentration camp); Gusen (Austria)
Classification
Household Utensils
Category
Flatware
Object Type
Spoons (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Beverly Kagan Wachtel, in memory of John Wachtel
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:24:11
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