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Collection de M. Strauss. Description des objets d’ art religieux hébraïques. Exposés dans les galeries du Trocadéro, à l’ Exposition universelle de 1878. Tabernacle en bois sculpté, objets d’ orfévrerie, bijoux, manuscrits, étoffes brodées

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Translated title Collection of M. Strauss. Description of Hebrew Religious Works of Art. Exhibited in the Galleries of the Trocadero, at the Universal Exhibition of 1878. Carved Wooden Torah Ark, Metalwork, Jewelry, Manuscripts, Embroidered Fabrics
Author

Georges Stenne.

Collection

Isaac Strauss.

Imprint

Paris, France, 1878. XII, 42 pp., illustrations: 12 b&w, 21 × 27.5 cm. French.

Location

Galeries du Trocadéro (1878)

Description

A landmark exhibition that marked the first public display of a private Judaica collection: an exceptional group of ceremonial objects belonging to the French conductor Isaac Strauss (1806–1888). The Strauss Collection was again exhibited nine years later in London, 1887 [#6, #7]. In 1890 it was purchased by Baroness Charlotte Rothschild, who donated it to the Musée de Cluny (see #684). 82 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AmuletsBesamimBook bindingsCircumcision cupsCircumcision implements/objectsEtrog containersHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, 17th–19th CKeter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsPrayerbooks/MahzorsReader’s deskRimmonimScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, illuminatedTassTorah Ark curtainsTorah ArksTorah Arks, miniatureTorah stavesWedding ringsYad

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