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Object | Accession Number: 2005.368.2

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Portfolio cover for published prints, 16 fametszete (woodcuts), containing 15 prints from a 16 print set, created by Miklos Adler, featuring scenes he witnessed while a concentration camp prisoner. This copy has prints 2-15.
    Opening and closing pages: "know from where did you come..." (end page) ."..and also know where are you going." From the author's introduction: "This book has no title because one cannot find a word to express what with the Europian (sic) Jews happened in the last two years. ...Brothers, sisters innocently destroyed and killed ! I am mourning you until my death."
    Title
    Adler Miklos 16 fametszete
    Date
    publication/distribution:  1947-1946
    Geography
    publication: Debrecen (Hungary)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sheldon Kaplan
    Contributor
    Publisher: Hechaluc Kiadas
    Artist: Miklos Adler

    Physical Details

    Physical Description
    [10] p., 16 leaves of plates (plates are 8 in. x 8.375 in. ; 21 cm. x 22 cm. : chiefly ill.
    This copy has 15 plates; plate 1, which is the same as the cover image, is missing.
    Table of Contents: 1. They sew yellow stars on our clothes. 2. We are sent in the ghetto. 3. The brick- factory. We had to prostrate ourselves before an SS soldier of 16 years. 4. The brick-facory. One closet for 10,000 people. 5. The wagon (a catle car). 6. We arrived ; one is living, the other dead. 7. Selection. 8. We were cleaning ruins. 9. We were rooting out a forest. 10. We were draging beams. 11. We were diging a rampart in continual circle. 12. Reward of our labour. 13. Appel, 14. ...forwards! ...forwards! they drive us quickly away because the deliveration is approaching. 15. No title. 16. Home ! Home ?

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    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Adler, Miklos.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The print portfolio was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Sheldon Kaplan on behalf of his wife Hannah Kaplan.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:11:15
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