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Object ID

2014.1.153

Object Name

Postcard

Date

1-1-1941

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Description

Front: 'Cart Postale - Chine.' Includes several censorship markings, mailing and return addresses, and hand stamps, as well as an orange postal stamp in the upper-right corner. Back: A letter written in ink, which fills the entirety of the page.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Cover with additional postage that has fallen off from the Jewish ghetto in Shanghai, China to Atuleh, Palestine. With censorship markings. Postmarked 1941. Sender is Hermann Schaffraiuski. Before and during WWII many Jews fleeing Nazi persecution took refuge in Shanghai, forming a ghetto.

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 51/2"

Keywords

Hermann Schaffraiuski, Shanghai, Ghetto

Subcollection

Ghettos

Postcard from Hermann Schaffraiuski in Shanghai Ghetto to Atuleh, Palestine

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