• Commemorative spoon

Commemorative spoon

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation1983
GenreDaily Life & Household
Object ID1996.057.001
Previous NUmber97.057.0001
DescriptionSmall silver-coloured metal spoon with message engraved in the bowl. Enamelled shield decoration attached to tip of handle depicting a rose, barn, cow and oil drill. Maker's mark on reverse. 
Materials/Techniquesstainless steel
Measurements12 x 2.3 cm
InscriptionsInscription: Thank you from LORNA

Reverse: Community / STAINLESS
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre by Estelle Jacobson.

The donor collected items to commemorate the visit of a group of students from Eckville, Alberta taught by Holocaust denier Jim Keegstra. The students travelled to Vancouver in 1983 to attend a symposium on the Holocaust and presented the spoon as a gift. The donor also compiled an album containing clippings, photographs and correspondence from the students discussing the impact of their visit. 
Classificationcommemorative spoons
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Estelle Jacobson