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Green metal box with a map of South Africa received by a girl in a Jewish orphanage

Object | Accession Number: 2014.498.4

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Metal box received by Doba Dreszner in the Jewish orphanage in Czestochowa, Poland. It was sent by a Jewish family in South Africa as part of the South African Jewish War Appeal.
    Geography
    received: Jewish orphanage; Czestochowa (Poland)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Helen Albert

    Physical Details

    Language
    Yiddish English
    Classification
    Containers
    Category
    Metal containers
    Object Type
    Workboxes (aat)
    Physical Description
    Rectangular, metal box, with lid, hinged to open on top; the box is painted green with beige text and map of the south of Africa on the lid; there is a paper inside the box and attached to the lid from the South African Jewish War Appeal
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 3.500 inches (8.89 cm) | Width: 10.000 inches (25.4 cm) | Depth: 8.188 inches (20.798 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal, paper, paint, ink

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The box was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Helen Albert, the daughter of Doba Deszner.
    Record last modified:
    2023-03-02 09:04:41
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