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Comb purchased in Buchenwald

Object | Accession Number: 1991.88.3

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    Comb purchased in Buchenwald

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Comb purchased by Max Kimmelman for a piece of bread in Buchenwald concentration camp.
    Date
    found:  1944 December
    Geography
    acquired: Buchenwald (Concentration camp); Weimar (Thuringia, Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Mira Kimmelman
    Contributor
    Subject: Max Kimmelman

    Physical Details

    Object Type
    Combs (lcsh)
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 0.940 inches (2.388 cm) | Width: 4.170 inches (10.592 cm)
    Materials
    overall : aluminum

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The comb was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1991 by Mira Ryczke Kimmelman, the wife of Max Kimmelman.
    Record last modified:
    2023-09-01 09:42:31
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