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Watercolor of the mountain cabin refuge of a Jewish family

Object | Accession Number: 2014.357.3

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    Watercolor of the mountain cabin refuge of a Jewish family

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    Brief Narrative
    Small watercolor of the cabin in the Tatra Mountains, built with help from others, by the Pollak family and where they found refuge after fleeing German occupied Hungary from October 1944 until March 22, 1945, when they were freed.
    Artwork Title
    The bunker where we stayed, Tatra Mountains, October 1944 - March 1945
    depiction:  1944 October-1945 March
    depiction: Tatra Mountains (Slovakia and Poland)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Leon Rozenbaum
    front, bottom right corner, pencil : Z. Sz.

    Physical Details

    Physical Description
    Watercolor with pencil on paper of the exterior front of a brown log cabin with a sharply sloped roof in a snow covered forest. On logs near the cabin is a 2-man saw and an ax rests in a tree stump in the center foreground. The cabin front has a door and window, with wooden stairs along the right side, near the base of a large tree. Behind the cabin is a line of tall evergreen trees. It is initialed with inscriptions on the back. The paper is unevenly cut.
    overall: Height: 4.000 inches (10.16 cm) | Width: 6.000 inches (15.24 cm)
    overall : paper, watercolor, ink, graphite
    back, center, cursive, blue ink : Toto je bunker kde sme sa / od októbra 1944 zdržovali do / marca 1945 kde sme sa vyslobo- / dili. A po postavil bunker. Ostatní / mu pomáhali [This is the bunker where we stayed from October 1944 to March 1945 when we were freed. A bunker built after the others helped him.]

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    Administrative Notes

    The watercolor was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Leon Rozenbaum.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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