• Shoehorn from Schuhhaus Ideal, Berlin
    Photographed by Katie Powell, July 2019
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Shoehorn from Schuhhaus Ideal, Berlin

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creationbefore 1938
GenreDaily Life & Household;Clothing, Jewellery & Textiles
Object ID2018.002.005
Place of CreationGermany
DescriptionMetal shoehorn advertising a shoe store in Berlin. Surface tarnished with some corrosion in engraved letters. 
Measurements16 x 4.5 cm
InscriptionsSchuhhaus "Ideal" / Berlin S.59 / 76 Kottbuserdamm 76 / Fernspr. Morpl. 2601
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2018 by Andrew Rosengarten.
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Andrew Rosengarten
NoteBrought by the Berger family from Berlin, Germany to Shanghai, China during their escape from Nazi persecution after Kristallnacht.