Silver decorated cylinder presentation piece and silk document

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dc.provenance From the estate of Margot Einstein. 2018-11-05T15:14:34Z 2018-11-05T15:14:34Z 1922
dc.identifier AA2010.069a&b
dc.description Silver cylinder (a) presentation piece given to Albert Einstein that's decorated with birds, flowers and elephants, and with small finials at each end. The cylinder also bears a cartouche that's engraved: "Address presented to Professor Albert Einstein. In recognition of his visit to Singapore by the Singapore Zionist Society. 1 November 1922." The cylinder contains a silk document (b) with blue fringe; the print is on cream colored silk, and is a welcoming address in English to Einstein.
dc.format.extent 45.5 cm (length) x 19.5 cm (circumference), 60 cm (height) x 34.5 cm (width)
dc.format.medium Trophy
dc.publisher Shelby White and Leon Levy Archives Center, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, USA
dc.title Silver decorated cylinder presentation piece and silk document
dc.type PhysicalObject

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