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Bronze figurine of a seated Jewish peddler

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.2

Small bronze statuette of an Orthodox Jewish peddler with stereotypical features, including thick lips, hooded eyes, and hooked nose, made in 19th century Austria. This figurine is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Date
approximately 1801-1900  (creation)
Geography
creation : Austria
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Metalwork
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:21:56
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