• Carved stone frame
    Photographed by Katie Powell July 2019

Carved stone frame

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation1947–1949
GenreArts & Culture
Object ID1996.040.004 a-b
Previous NUmber96.040.025b, 96.040.025d
CreatorBoris Shak
Place of CreationCyprus
DescriptionA: Carved stone frame with flowers and vines. Painted bronze. Hebrew text at bottom. 
B: Carved stone base to hold frame upright. Painted bronze. Two palm trees and a Star of David. 
Materials/Techniquescarved stone (likely limestone), painted
Measurementsa: 15.6 x 11 cm; b: 2 x 7 x 14 cm
LanguageHebrew
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre by Boris Shak
Classificationphoto frames
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Boris Shak
Note"The jug and plate and the frames and candle holder: this art has been made by Boris Shak from year 1947–1949 being as a prisoner of Zion in Cyprus." —note from the donor attached at the time of donation.