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Metal cup from Camp B

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of CreationUnknown, used 1940-1941
GenreDaily Life & Household
Object ID2011.009.003
Place of CreationUnknown, likely Canada
Place of Creation NoteUsed in Camp 70, also known as Camp B (Ripples, New Brunswick)
DescriptionWhite enamelled tin cup with two long cuts at the bottom of the cup. 
Materials/Techniquesbaked enamel on tin
Measurements9 x 14 cm; diameter: 11 cm
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2011 by Gerry Waldston 
Classificationcups (drinking vessels)
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Gerry Waldston
NoteRecovered by Gerry Waldston fifty years after his release from Camp 70 (Ripples, New Brunswick). It was used for breakfast, where the internees were given “birdseed” (corn flakes).