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Black and White Suit

Ruth Phillips1933/1937

Center for Jewish History

Center for Jewish History

Fashion drawing of a suit by Ruth Phillips, made in Berlin around 1933-1937. Phillips apprenticed in the fashion industry after being forced to quit school under the Hitler regime. Her parents sent her to live with relatives in England, where she married a former German citizen serving as a British soldier in 1941. In the same year she was notified that her parents died in Polish concentration camps.

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  • Title: Black and White Suit
  • Creator: Ruth Phillips
  • Creator Birth Date: 1895
  • Creator Death Date: 1967
  • Date Created: 1933/1937
  • Location Created: Berlin, Germany; Brighton, England
  • Provenance: Collection of Leo Baeck Institute.
  • Type: Suit

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