Photograph : Paper; cardboard : Printed, glued : Ink : b&w ; Ht: 4 in. x W: 2 1/2 in.
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Formal portrait glued onto black cardboard bearing the name of the portrait studio on the bottom. The image shows an older woman with dark hair wearing a large round pendant on a silver chain, another silver chain, earrings, and a black cape with tassels. The woman is Esther Klupt (née Chanin). Narrative: Esther Klupt (née Chanin) was Rosa Pliskin-Sokolinski's grandmother. Rosa Pliskin-Sokolinski (nee Klupt) was born in Kovno, Lithuania in 1898. She married Mordechai Pliskin before the war. They had at least 4 children. The family owned a store in Kovno, circa 1925, which remained open until 1941. The family sold manufactured materials for clothing. In 1941 or 1942, Rosa’s grandmother Esther Klupt (née Chanin) was shot in front of the family store with her great-grandson. Esther was 91 years old.