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Suitcase used by a concentration camp prisoner

Object | Accession Number: 2002.478.1

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    Suitcase used by a concentration camp prisoner
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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Suitcase belonged to Albert Bernard Hartstein who kept it with him during his incarceration in various concentration camps.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Paul Hartstein

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Containers
    Category
    Luggage
    Object Type
    Suitcases (aat)
    Physical Description
    Rectangular, light brown leather covered cardboard suitcase with the lid stitched onto the base. There are 2 hasp locks on the lid front for lockplates on the base. The right lockplate and the handle are missing. The interior is lined with dark yellow leather and there are are interior leather shelf brackets. There are paper labels adhered to both sides.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 11.000 inches (27.94 cm) | Width: 16.500 inches (41.91 cm) | Depth: 4.750 inches (12.065 cm)
    Materials
    overall : leather, cardboard, metal, cloth

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The suitcase was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2002 by Paul Hartstein.
    Record last modified:
    2024-05-23 12:05:59
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