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Catalog Number 2000.9.1
Object Name Label
Description Framed Zyklon B gas canister label. Label is yellow with two bands of red at the top and bottom. Yellow text is overlaid across these red bands: top reads "GIFTGAS!' and bottom reads "ZYKLON."

Middle of label has a skull and crossbones in red. Left side of the label has additional text in red that reads, "CYANPRAPARAT!/KUHL UND TRACKEN/KARSEN - VOR SONNE/ U. OFFENER FLAMME/SCHUTZEN." This text outlines warnings for and proper storage of the material. Right side of the label has a printed letter "B" followed by a line with "DRP594081" beneath it. "Gnt" is printed in red also on the left side of the label.
Source Kuchinsky, Neil
Provenance This label was purchased by Neil Kuchinsky from an Ebay retailer, Snyder's Retailers. The online listing noted that the label was from a collection of a British medic who was stationed at Bergen-Belsen near the end of World War II. The exact origin of this label is not known, though it likely came from a camp in Eastern Europe.