• 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
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.