European map of survivor home countries

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation1980s
GenreMaps, Plans & Architecture
Object ID2013.001.001
Place of CreationVancouver
DescriptionMap of Europe affixed to rectangular piece of cardboard. 27 metal pins with blue plastic flags have been placed on locations on the map. Four pieces of velcro affixed to the back of the cardboard.
Materials/Techniquespaper, cardboard, metal, plastic
Measurements78 x 101 cm
Method of ConstructionMade during a gathering of Holocaust survivors, their family and friends. Survivors placed pins on the map to identify their home countries.
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2013 by Dr. Helen Karsai
Classificationmaps (documents)
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Dr. Helen Karsai