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Hand-made wooden souvenir letter opener

Object | Accession Number: 2017.257.2

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    Hand-made wooden souvenir letter opener

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Painted wood souvenir letter opener given to Lavan Robinson. One side is engraved, "Souvenir from your boys" and the other is engraved, "Post Theatre Dachau 1946. The handle of the letter opener is a four-leaf clover.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Estate of Lavan Robinson

    Physical Details

    Category
    Stationery
    Object Type
    Letter openers (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Painted wood souvenir letter opener given to Lavan Robinson. One side is engraved, "Souvenir from your boys" and the other is engraved, "Post Theatre Dachau 1946. The handle of the letter opener is a four-leaf clover.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 8.500 inches (21.59 cm) | Width: 1.000 inches (2.54 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, wood, paint
    Inscription
    see physical description

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The letter opener was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Sarah Riggle for the Estate of Lavan Robinson.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:30:58
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