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Ruler - Drafting, Wooden, 36cm, circa 1930s-1940s Reg. No: SH 922928
- Wooden drafting ruler which belonged to Herbert Kann. Herbert was living and working in Singapore with his parents when he was detained as an enemy alien and transported to Australia for internment at Tatura. He was released from Tatura in 1942 at the age of 33. He married fellow Austrian Jew Marion Edith and worked as a fitter, draughtsman and electrical engineer.
- 36cm wooden drafting ruler, with white edges a brown strip down the middle and a small brass knob in the centre of the ruler.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Marjorie Morgan, 1992
|Dimensions:||2.2 cm (Height), 3.8 cm (Width), 38.0 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||drafting, trades, internment camps, world war ii 1939-1945, jewish immigration, displaced persons, refugees, austrian immigration, jewish communities|
|Themes this item is part of:||Herbert Carl Kann, Austrian Jewish Migrant & Electrical Engineer, 1940, Engineering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Kann Family, Austrian Jewish Migrants, 1940s|
|Tertiary Classification:||measuring instruments|
|User:||Herbert Kann, circa 1930s
Probably used in Austria and Singapore
|User:||Herbert Kann, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s-1990s|