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Object ID

2021.1.118

Object Name

Collage

Date

8-24-1944

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Description

Collage of Raoul Wallenberg letter, photograph and plaque.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

A Letter of Exemption signed by Raoul Wallenberg issued August 24, 1944, designed to protect the daughter of a Hungarian art collector by identifying her as a Swedish subject thereby exempting her from wearing the yellow star and ultimately safeguarding her from deportation and murder in the Nazi death camps. Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat saved thousands of Hungarian Jews from extermination during WWII.

Dimensions

18 x 21 1/2"

Keywords

Raoul Wallenberg

Subcollection

Diplomats

Letter of Exemption signed by Wallenberg

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