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Ad for a French antisemitic journal with a drawing of lynched Jewish man

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    Brief Narrative
    Advertisement for the antisemitic journal "L' Action Francaise" with a drawing of a Jewish man hanged from a lamp post. This advertising flier is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.
    publication/distribution:  1908
    publication: Paris (France)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
    front, black ink : Le 3 Août 1908 / á PARIS
    Compiler: Peter Ehrenthal
    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
    Small, rectangular advertising flier with a graphic image on the left and French text on the right in black ink on light brown paper. The image depicts the head and shoulders of a stereotypical Jewish man with a large, hooked nose suspended from a light post by a rope around his neck, with a sign on his chest, PENDUE [hanged.] The initials F.R are beneath his right shoulder.
    overall: Height: 3.125 inches (7.938 cm) | Width: 4.750 inches (12.065 cm)
    overall : paper, ink

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    Administrative Notes

    The advertising flier 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 18:30:34
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