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Object | Accession Number: 2002.436.10

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    Brief Narrative
    The pencil was used by Helene Reik while she was in the ghetto in Terezín (Theresienstadt), Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic) during the Holocaust.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Elizabeth Margosches

    Physical Details

    Object Type
    Pencils (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Hollow cylindrical two-piece body constructed of black plastic that tapers into metal point; engraved along side of body in white letters is text that reads "RIPET PRIVUS 901K"; black plastic cap that attaches to top of body; metal clip along side of body that is held in place by cap and engraved with text that reads "RIPET."
    overall: Height: 3.750 inches (9.525 cm) | Width: 0.440 inches (1.118 cm) | Depth: 0.380 inches (0.965 cm)
    overall : plastic, metal

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Reik, Helene.

    Administrative Notes

    The pencil was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2002 by Elizabeth Margosches the grandaughter of Helene Reik.
    Record last modified:
    2023-06-13 16:15:30
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