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Thing of the month April 2015:

Album "Liebe Erinnerungen" ("Dear Memories"), self-made

Album "Liebe Erinnerungen" ("Dear Memories"), self-made, 1940s © Collection Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge / Photo: Armin Herrmann
Thing of the month april is a self-made, little album with the title "Dear Memories". It is probably made in the 1940s; in times of war or post-war. The album is part of the collection "Commemorative culture" and build a bridge to the actually shown vitrines "Fluchtkoffer-Archive".

"Fluchtkoffer-Archive" was built up in context of the exhibition "CUCULA – Refugees Company for Crafts and Design".

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Album "Liebe Erinnerungen" ("Dear Memories"), self-made
Button NOlympia Berlin 2000
Glass Pavilion by Bruno Taut, Köln 1914, Model 1:20
Kettle, Design: Peter Behrens for AEG, 1909
Cover of "Neue Werbung" 1959, designed by Werner Klemke
Souvenir-Pillow Brandenburg Gate
Poster "Deutsche Werkbundausstellung Coeln 1914" designed by F. H. Ehmcke
Repurposed military object from the First World War
cat pic
advertisting poster from 1952
Hand-shaped peeler
dumbbell (part of a tank)

milk watcher
mysterious thing
Hallesche Form
Table clock NEOS Memphis, 1988

Glitter nail files
Fan heater Astron (Mod. AD 14), 1953
SpongeBob Easter Egg
Vacuum Cleaner, Siemens
Hairdrier WIX Model 5061, "Snoopy", 1993
Coffee mug
Outsider – Plush Toy
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Album "Liebe Erinnerungen" ("Dear Memories"), self-made


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