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Colored lithograph depicting a pogrom in a city square

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.308

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    Colored lithograph depicting a pogrom in a city square

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    Brief Narrative
    Small colorful theatrical poster depicting a city square with a statue of the Virgin Mary where Jews are being attacked and slaughtered during a pogrom. The lithograph is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic artifacts and visual materials.
    Artwork Title
    Massacre of the Jews
    Series Title
    Bartley Campbell's Siberia
    publication/distribution:  approximately 1900
    publication: Cincinnati (Ohio)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
    Compiler: Peter Ehrenthal
    Publisher: Strobridge Lithographing Co.
    Author: Bartley Theodore Campbell
    The Katz Ehrenthal Collection is a collection of more than 900 objects depicting Jews and antisemitic and anti-Jewish propaganda from the medieval to the modern era, in Europe, Russia, and the United States. The collection was amassed by Peter Ehrenthal, a Romanian Holocaust survivor, to document the pervasive history of anti-Jewish hatred in Western art, politics and popular culture. It includes crude folk art as well as pieces created by Europe's finest craftsmen, prints and periodical illustrations, posters, paintings, decorative art, and toys and everyday household items decorated with depictions of stereotypical Jewish figures.

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    Physical Description
    Color offset lithograph poster of a town square with a fountain with a statue of the Virgin Mary in the center and a large church with three onion domes in the background. The square is filled with soldiers in green uniforms chasing and killing people with long knives. A cafe and wooden buildings line each side of the street.
    overall: Height: 17.250 inches (43.815 cm) | Width: 27.000 inches (68.58 cm)
    overall : paper, ink

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    Administrative Notes

    The lithograph was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by the Katz Family.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Special Collection
    Katz Ehrenthal Collection
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    2022-07-28 18:30:23
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