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Wax plaque of a Jewish family waiting for a boy to pass swallowed money

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.208

Hand carved wax model to cast an image of the famous scene, "Moishele swallowed a ducat," based on the satirical antisemitic booklet ‘Schabbes Lamp.’ The plaque is one of the more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.

Date
approximately 1900  (creation)
Classification
Decorative Arts
Category
Novelties
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:07:48
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