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Postcard of Albert Einstein sticking out his tongue

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.767

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    Postcard of Albert Einstein sticking out his tongue

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    Brief Narrative
    This postcard is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.
    manufacture:  after 1984
    manufacture: Berlin (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
    back, top center, logo, red ink : PALOMA
    back, top right, red ink : PALOMA / POSTKARTE
    back, center, red ink : PALOMA VERLAG · © Herbert Gutsch · PF 30 40 29 · 10725 Berlin
    Compiler: Peter Ehrenthal
    Publisher: Gutsch Verlag
    Photographer: Arthur Sasse
    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.

    Physical Details

    German English
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    Physical Description
    Postcard with a black and white photograph of Albert Einstein sticking out his tongue. He is pictured from the chest up. German and English text is at the top. German text is on the back.
    overall: Height: 3.500 inches (8.89 cm) | Width: 5.500 inches (13.97 cm)
    overall : cardstock, ink
    front, top, black ink : …und nie den Humor verlieren! [and never lose the sense of humor] / Happy birthday!!!

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    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    The postcard 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
    Record last modified:
    2023-09-15 10:14:48
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