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Walter Wharton collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of a cigarette holder, handheld heating device, and miniature sandals relating to the experiences of Walter Wharton, a British Army medic who was held in a German prisoner-of-war camp and concentration camp during World War II.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013 by David Wharton, the son of Walter Wharton.
Date
after 1942 July-1945
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Cigarette holder made from found materials for a Jewish British Army medic by fellow inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2013.482.1

Geography
received : Germany
Date
after 1942 July-approximately 1945 May

Small heating device made from a cigarette tin for a Jewish British Army medic by fellow inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2013.482.2

Geography
received : Germany
Date
after 1942 July-1945

Pair of miniature leather sandals made for a Jewish British Army medic by fellow inmates

Object | Accession Number: 2013.482.3

Geography
received : Germany
Date
after 1942 July-1945
 
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