Glazed wood back with a saw-tooth edge. In the centre is a yellow and black paper, with burnt waved edge (backed with a brown paper, with burnt waved edges) with a lined map of concentraction camps on on the top left, b&w photos of camp prisoners on the bottom left; the title on the top right and a Star of David, made of barbed wire. The paper is covered with plexi glass, and screwed on at each corner. Under the plexi is a metal plaque - see inscription. Attached to each top corner is a chain, used to hang the plaque. Narrative: This plaque was given by the Association of Survivors of Nazi Oppression to Alan Rose, liberator
Commemorative plaque : Engraved : Yellow,Black ; Ht: 13,5 in. x W: 10,5 in.
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Yellow rectangular plaque with decorative border running on all sides; at top centre of border is a small portrait of Theodor Herzl with an Israeli flag on either side. On right border is an image of a man holding a pickaxe, standing in a field. On left border is an image of an angel supporting a collapsing figure. At bottom is a harbor scene, with 2 boats in a body of water, framed by modern buildings and trees. Plaque is engraved with the Hebrew text of the Israeli Declaration of Independence. Under text, the 37 signatures of the Provisional State Council are engraved. Narrative: The original owner was a Mr. Openheim, a friend of the donor. Mr. Openheim was born in Russia and survived the war in China. He emigrated to Israel in 1948, and received this plaque as thanks for his financial support for the founding of the state.