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Teddy bear used to hide anti-Nazi political cartoons by a Polish family

Object | Accession Number: 2005.608.2 a-c

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Teddy bear belonging to Mrs. Jerzy Kajenski, which was used from 1943-1944 to hide published political cartoons created by Jerzy. The teddy bear is wearing a silver-colored metal pin depicting an eagle. It was donated housed inside a cardboard box with detached lid. The lid is covered with handwriting.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Eva Skrenta

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Toys
    Category
    Stuffed animals
    Object Type
    Teddy bears (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    a: bear
    b: box lid
    c: box
    Dimensions
    a: Height: 12.000 inches (30.48 cm) | Width: 5.250 inches (13.335 cm) | Depth: 3.000 inches (7.62 cm)
    b: Height: 3.690 inches (9.373 cm) | Width: 11.190 inches (28.423 cm) | Depth: 4.940 inches (12.548 cm)
    Materials
    a : cloth, thread, metal
    b : cardboard, tape, ink
    c : cardboard, tape, ink

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The teddy bear was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2005 by Eva Skrenta, the daughter of Jerzy Kajetanski.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:30:09
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