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Cardboard Radius - Kann, Germany, circa 1930s Reg. No: SH 922934
- Cardboard Radius used by Herbert Kahn. 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.
- Cardboard radius in a 'D' shape with ends of handle extending out past joining of semi circular section on each side, text in black ink.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Marjorie Morgan, 1992
|Dimensions:||150 mm (Height), 205 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||drafting, trades, wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, displaced persons, refugees|
|Themes this item is part of:||Kann Family, Austrian Jewish Migrants, 1940s, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015, Herbert Carl Kann, Austrian Jewish Migrant & Electrical Engineer, 1940, Engineering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||measuring instruments|
|Inscriptions:||On Radius in black ink: 'KANN / R.G. XIV. VI. B. WIEN'|
|User:||Herbert Kann, circa 1930s
Probably used in Austria and Singapore
|User:||Herbert Kann, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s-1990s|
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