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Electrical insulator

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of CreationUnknown, likely 1930s
GenreMaps, Plans & Architecture
Object ID1993.066.001
Previous NUmber93.08.0315
Place of CreationUnknown, used at Auschwitz II-Birkenau
DescriptionCylindrical, white ceramic electrical insulator. Charred all over and chipped. Hollow through centre.
Materials/Techniquesceramic
Measurements7.5 cm; circumference: 7 cm
InscriptionsStamped on bottom: 4019 / SP
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre by Daniel Wollner, a survivor of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Dachau concentration camps.
Classificationinsulators
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Daniel Wollner