• Wooden set square
    Photographed by Katie Powell, July 2019
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Wooden set square

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creationbefore 1938
GenreDaily Life & Household
Object ID2018.002.006
CreatorUnknown
Place of Creationlikely Germany
DescriptionTriangular set square measuring tool made from wood. Surface darkened and edges worn. 
Materials/Techniqueswood
Measurements20.5 x 10.5 cm
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2018 by Andrew Rosengarten.
Classificationrulers (measuring devices), set squares (tools)
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Andrew Rosengarten
NoteBrought by Eveline Berger from Berlin, Germany to Shanghai, China during her family's escape from Nazi persecution after Kristallnacht. Eveline studied dressmaking in Shanghai.