Telegram : Paper : handwritten, printed : Graphite pencil : beige, grey, black, red ; Ht: 19,35 cm x W: 21,9 cm
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1 page, double-sized, folded horizontally and vertically. Recto addressed to "Weinberger Gustav". Telegram message handwritten in pencil and signed "apa" [trad.: father]. At left is a broken paper seal with red Magyar Posta insignia. Verso contains printed information about the Pesti Magyar Kereskedelmi Bank. Narrative: Donor is Elaine Kalman Naves, daughter of Gustav and Anikó Weinberger. Kalman Weinberger (1881-1944) was Gustav's father. Kalman was killed in Auschwitz in 1944. This collection of correspondence was used as part of the research for the following book: Kalman Naves, Elaine. Journey to Vaja: Reconstructing the World of a Hungarian-Jewish Family. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1996. Print.