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1/8 litre measuring cup

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creationlate 19th to early 20th century
GenreDaily Life & Household
Object ID2007.005.002
Place of CreationUnknown, likely Europe
DescriptionCylindrical 1/8 litre measuring cup with handle. White enamel with blue rim. Edges are chipped and worn. Interior is stained. 
Materials/Techniquesbaked enamel on metal
Measurements9.8 x 6 cm
InscriptionsFront: 1/8 L.
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2007 by Debby Freiman. 

The measuring cups were owned by the donor's grandmother, Helene Ehrlich, who was born in Poland and lived in Vienna, Austria. She escaped Nazi persecution in 1939 by immigrating to Chicago, Illinois. 
Classificationmeasuring cups
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Debby Freiman