• Undershirt issued at internment camp

Undershirt issued at internment camp

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation1940s
GenreClothing, Jewellery & Textiles
Object ID2018.032.002
Place of CreationUnknown, worn in Canada
DescriptionWhite cotton undershirt issued as part of the uniform worn by Jewish refugees in Canadian internment camps. 
Materials/Techniquescotton
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2018 by Vera Rosenbluth. The artefact was originally loaned to the VHEC in 2011 by the donor's father, Gideon Rosenbluth, for use in the exhibition and website "'Enemy Aliens' the Internment of Jewish Refugees in Canada, 1940-43." 
Classificationundershirts
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Vera Rosenbluth