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Metal plaque made by Vapniarka prisoners

Object | Accession Number: 2019.183.5

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    Metal plaque made by Vapniarka prisoners

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Handmade metal plaque with yarn loop for hanging, given as gift to Dr. Arthur Kessler, who was interned and worked at Vapniarka concentration camp in Transnistria. The plaque was made and given to him by prisoners at Vapniarka.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of David Kessler

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Decorative Arts
    Category
    Metalwork
    Physical Description
    Handmade metal plaque with yarn loop
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 1.880 inches (4.775 cm) | Width: 2.440 inches (6.198 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal, yarn

    Rights & Restrictions

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

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The plaque was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2019 by David Kessler, the son of Arthur Kessler.
    Record last modified:
    2023-09-01 08:46:50
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