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Yahrzeit (Remembrance) Lamp, circa 1950

 Item
Identifier: B188.01.0001.00002

Abstract

A bronze colored electrical lamp base. Remembrance lamps are designed to keep a Yahrzeit light burning on the day of Yahrzeit (''Time of Year'' in Yiddish). This day observes the anniversary of the death of a parent and other relatives for whom the rites of mourning are carried out. The base is inscribed: ''In Loving Memory''.

Dates

  • circa 1950

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright not evaluated: The copyright and related rights status of this Item has not been evaluated. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. See: https://rightsstatements.org/page/CNE/1.0/?language=en

Extent

1 Items (lamp)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair Metal

Provenance

Originally belonged to the Kaplan family.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Base is inscribed with: ''In Loving Memory''

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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