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Book of sketches printed postwar

Object | Accession Number: 2004.28.2

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    Brief Narrative
    A copy of “Tsurik fun Gehenem: 22 tseykhenungen fun Berl Friedler” [Back from Hell : 22 collected sketches by Berl Friedler,] published in 1947. The bound book contains a series of 21 color-printed, chronological sketches drawn and published by Holocaust survivor Berl Fridler. The sketches are preceded by a Yiddish-language forward written by Paul Trepman.
    Tsurik fun Gehenem : 22 tseykhenungen fun Berl Fridler
    miṭ a for-ṿorṭ un ṭeḳsṭ fun Pol Ṭrepman.
    Alternate Title
    Back from Hell : 22 collected sketches by Berl Friedler
    publication/distribution:  1947
    publication: DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen; Belsen (Bergen, Celle, Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gunther Schwarberg
    front cover, printed, black ink : Hebrew characters / 1947

    back cover, printed, black ink : BACK FROM HELL / Collected Sketches by Berl Friedler / BERGEN-BELSEN 1947 / GERMANY

    back cover, lower right corner, in border, printed, black ink : I wish to express here my grateful / thanks to The Central Committee / of Liberated Jews in the British / Zone of Germany and the Ame- / rican Joint Distribution Committee / in the British Zone, for their / assistance in publishing these / sketches. B.F.
    Author: Berl Friedler
    Publisher: Berl Friedler
    Author: Paul Trepman

    Physical Details

    Yiddish English
    Object Type
    Books (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Book; 2 leaves; 21 plates; ill.; 22 cm
    The book is printed in black ink on tan paper and fastened by two staples at the spine. It consists of a Yiddish-language forward, followed by a series of black-and-white printed sketches with some colored elements and details. The images chronologically depict exclusion, ghetto, and concentration camp scenes. The pages are discolored throughout, and the edges are brittle with some small losses throughout.
    overall: Height: 8.875 inches (22.543 cm) | Width: 11.875 inches (30.163 cm) | Depth: 0.125 inches (0.318 cm)
    overall : paper, ink

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Friedler, Berl.
    Corporate Name
    DP-Camp Bergen-Belsen

    Administrative Notes

    The book was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2004 by Günther Schwarberg.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-24 15:12:59
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