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10 January 2020
These bricks are attributed to Alma Buscher. The set consists of 48 rectangular blocks. It would have been lovely to give Lydia’s baby something by Alma. But instead Persephone gave him another European design, a Steiff teddy bear. Finally, do take a look at this excellent blog about the women of the Bauhaus. And do reread Manja to get an idea of what Alma endured between 1924 and 1933, and in two months read The Oppermanns to understand 1932-3 in more detail. (Manja will be discussed at an event at Jewish Book Week on March 1st when Eva Ibbotson, and of course her mother Anna Gmeyner, will be celebrated.)
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