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Edward Lawrence Associates castings collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of fiberglass castings of a ghetto and cemetery walls, a dissecting table, a cobbled road, a doorway surround, a gateway arch, a gas chamber door, and a crematorium oven, stretcher, and poker, commissioned by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum relating to the experiences of Jewish victims in the Warsaw, Łódź, and Krakow ghettos, Majdanek and Treblinka killing centers, and Mauthausen and Auschwitz concentration camps in Poland and Austria during the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1991.
Date
after 1989 August 15-before 1991 March 18
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Double-sided casting of a gas chamber door from Majdanek concentration camp

Object

Geography
representation: Majdanek (Concentration camp); Lublin (Poland)
manufacture: West Sussex (England)
Date
manufacture:  after 1989 August 15-before 1991 March 18

Casting of a wall made from fragments of Jewish headstones at the Remu Cemetery in Kraków

Object

Geography
representation: Remuh Cemetery (Kraków, Poland); Krakow (Poland)
manufacture: West Sussex (England)
Date
manufacture:  after 1989 August 15-before 1991 March 18

Casting of a concrete and metal dissecting table from the crematorium building at Majdanek concentration camp

Object

Geography
representation: Majdanek (Concentration camp); Lublin (Poland)
manufacture: West Sussex (England)
Date
manufacture:  after 1989 August 15-before 1991 March 18

Casting of a brick wall from the closed Warsaw Jewish Ghetto

Object

Geography
representation: Getto warszawskie (Warsaw, Poland); Warsaw (Poland)
manufacture: West Sussex (England)
Date
manufacture:  after 1989 August 15-before 1991 March 18

Casting of a cobblestone pathway at Treblinka killing center

Object

Geography
representation: Treblinka (Concentration camp); Treblinka (Poland)
manufacture: West Sussex (England)
Date
manufacture:  after 1989 August 15-before 1991 March 18

Casting of the doorway surround from the Łódź ghetto Hospital No.1

Object

Geography
depiction: Litzmannstadt-Getto (Łódź, Poland); Łódź (Poland)
manufacture: West Sussex (England)
Date
manufacture:  after 1989 August 15-before 1991 March 18

Casting of Auschwitz entrance arch

Object

Geography
representation: Auschwitz (Concentration camp); Oświęcim (Poland)
manufacture: West Sussex (England)
Date
manufacture:  after 1989 August 15-before 1991 March 18

Casting of crematorium stretcher used to load the ovens at Mauthausen concentration camp

Object

Geography
representation: Mauthausen (Concentration Camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
manufacture: West Sussex (England)
Date
manufacture:  after 1989 August 15-before 1991 March 18

Casting of a long fire hook used with the crematorium ovens at Mauthausen concentration camp

Object

Geography
representation: Mauthausen (Concentration Camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
manufacture: West Sussex (England)
Date
manufacture:  after 1989 August 15-before 1991 March 18

Casting of a double-muffle oven from the crematorium at Mauthausen concentration camp

Object

Geography
representation: Mauthausen (Concentration Camp); Mauthausen (Austria)
manufacture: West Sussex (England)
Date
manufacture:  after 1989 August 15-before 1991 March 18
 
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