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Hermes Baby typewriter with lid used by a Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2016.443.2 a-b

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Hermes Baby typewriter with detachable lid, purchased circa 1937, and used by Henry (Heinz) Wachs to write letters.
    Geography
    manufacture: Switzerland
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Henry Wachs

    Physical Details

    Object Type
    Typewriters (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    a. Metal typewriter painted gray, with plastic keys, attached to a fitted base, with an inked ribbon.
    b. gray painted metal fitted lid for above typewriter.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 2.500 inches (6.35 cm) | Width: 11.125 inches (28.258 cm) | Depth: 11.125 inches (28.258 cm)
    Materials
    a : metal, ink, cloth
    b : plastic, metal, leather, felt

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The typewriter was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by Frederic Wachs and Henry Wachs.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:15:19
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