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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Currency : paper : ink : Black, White, Red ; Ht: 3 3/8 in. x W: 7 5/8 in.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Currency : paper : ink : Black, White, Red ; Ht: 3 3/8 in. x W: 7 5/8 in.
Other Title Information
Exchange Medium
Date
July 25, 1923
Physical Condition
Good
Language
German
Notes
1 page, one-sided. Inscription “50 millionen” in the background. Verso is white, not printed Narrative: Weimar republic inflation era currency
Accession No.
2011X.72.27
Name Access
Becker, Hillel
Places
Berlin, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
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Prayer shawl

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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Prayer shawl : woven, sewn, machine, embroidered, cut work, knotted : beige, black, grey-brown, white
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Prayer shawl : woven, sewn, machine, embroidered, cut work, knotted : beige, black, grey-brown, white
Other Title Information
Ceremonial Artifact
Date
1936
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
On either side are 4 thick black vertical lines. An embroidered band (the neck band known as an atarah) is attached to the top edge, with an intricate white design of a helix with Stars of David. The corners have been reinforced, with a hole cut out of each, with a knotted string (tzitzit) passed through. Fringe is attached to both wide ends. Narrative: Item was bought by Martin Lewin for his son’s Bar Mitzvah, sent to Switzerland with rest of family’s belongings during war, sent to Montreal after Lothar was released from Canadian internment camp
Accession No.
2011X.224.50
Name Access
Ludwick, Annette
Places
Berlin, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
Images
Less detail
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