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Siddur fragment from Krakow, Poland

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Resource TypeBooks & Periodicals
Date of Creation19th century
GenreReligious Materials
Object ID1993.090.003
Previous NUmber93.07.0030
Place of CreationUnknown, retrieved from Remah Synagogue in Krakow, Poland
DescriptionA portion of a siddur (prayer book). The cover is missing and the text block is bound with thread, which is broken resulting in two separate pieces. Pages are soiled and undulated throughout from exposure to moisture. 
Materials/Techniquespaper, ink, thread
Measurements10 x 8 x 3 cm
ProvenanceDonated to the Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society in 1993 by Barry Dunner. 

The donor retrieved the portion of prayer book from the dilapidated library of Remah Synagogue during a trip to Poland in 1991. 
Legal Statuspermanent collection