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D. Leonhardt & Co. Eureka nib and painted pen holder used by a student in Nazi Germany 1990.44.4_a front

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Metal nib and painted swirl patterned wooden pen holder used by a student in Dresden, Germany, during the government of the Third Reich, 1933-1945.

Metal nib and painted swirl patterned wooden pen holder used by a student in Dresden, Germany, during the government of the Third Reich, 1933-1945.

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  • Title: D. Leonhardt & Co. Eureka nib and painted pen holder used by a student in Nazi Germany 1990.44.4_a front
  • Provenance: The nib and pen holder was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by the Schulmuseum des Rates des Bezirkes Dresden., The nib and pen holder was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1990 by the Schulmuseum des Rates des Bezirkes Dresden.
  • Subject Keywords: Education--Germany--History--20th century. Fascism and education--Germany--History--20th century. National socialism and education--Germany. Schools--Germany--Dresden., Education--Germany--History--20th century. Fascism and education--Germany--History--20th century. National socialism and education--Germany. Schools--Germany--Dresden.
  • Type: Office Equipment and Supplies, Office Equipment and Supplies
  • Rights: Permanent Collection, Permanent Collection
  • External Link: See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, See the full record at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Medium: a. Silver colored metal pen nib with a convex end and an elongated oval body that tapers at the waist, flares out at the shoulders, and ends in a sharp point topped by a vertical vent. English and Greek text are engraved on the body and numbers and a letter above the vent. b. Elongated cylindrical wooden nib pen painted with a blue, red, and green pastel swirl pattern. It narrows at the ends and expands at the center of the grip. There is a circular metal insert with a slotted opening for the nib at the wider end., a. Silver colored metal pen nib with a convex end and an elongated oval body that tapers at the waist, flares out at the shoulders, and ends in a sharp point topped by a vertical vent. English and Greek text are engraved on the body and numbers and a letter above the vent. b. Elongated cylindrical wooden nib pen painted with a blue, red, and green pastel swirl pattern. It narrows at the ends and expands at the center of the grip. There is a circular metal insert with a slotted opening for the nib at the wider end.

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