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Silver ice cream spoon with floral engraving saved by young German Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2015.334.7

Silver ice cream spoon from a set of twelve brought by Ingrid Neuhaus, 18, when she was sent for safety from Hamburg, Germany, to Great Britain in Feburary 1939. She joined her younger siblings Annelore and Hans who had been sent on the Kindertransport in January. This set of spoons was the only valuable item she was able to take out of Germany.

Date
emigration:  1939 February
Classification
Household Utensils
Category
Flatware
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Vally Kovary
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:43:22
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