Katalog der Jahrtausend-Ausstellung der Rheinlande in Köln 1925

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Translated title Catalog of the Millenium Exhibition of the Rhineland in Cologne 1925

W. Ewald, B. Kuske.


Cologne, Germany, 1925. XXXIX, 738 pp., LX, illustrations: 103 b&w, 16.5 × 11.5 cm. German.


Messe Köln (16 May–15 August 1925)


The history and culture of the Rhineland, represented by more than 10,000 objects. 143 rooms, each relating to a specific topic or locale and most with extensive introductory texts. Jews and Judaism presented in Rooms 36–38 (pp. 315–339 and pls. 89–91), with explanatory texts by Adolf Kober relating to their general history, intellectual history, religious life, and synagogue. Basic listing of all objects. More than 150 Jewish exhibits.

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AmuletsBook bindingsBridal/Wedding beltsCemeteries, GermanyCemeteries, RhinelandCircumcision implements/objectsEtrog containersHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CIsaac ben Simcha (scribe-artist)KetubbotKeysKiddush cupsMinhagim booksMohel booksMoses Leib ben Wolf of Trebitsch (scribe-artist)Nathan ben Simeon ha-Levi (scribe-artist)Paintings, Jewish customs & ceremoniesPesach platesPesach plates, coversPortraitsPrinted booksPrints, cemeteriesPrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesPrints, synagoguesRimmonimShabbat lampsSynagogue lampsSynagogues, GermanySynagogues, models/reconstructionsSynagogues, RhinelandTassTombstones, medievalTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTorah mantlesWoodcutsYad

Related ephemera

Toeplitz, Erich, “Die Jahrtausend-Ausstellungen der Rheinlande”, Menorah, III (1925), Nrs. 8–9, pp. 192–194, 197. Article on the present exhibition and two others in Aachen and Düsseldorf.

Related publication

Führer durch die Jahrtausend Ausstellung der Rheinlande in Köln 1925 [Guidebook to the Millenium Exhibition of the Rhineland in Cologne 1925], 1925. With texts identical to those in the catalog; lacking itemized listing for the rooms of the first section (Rooms 1–52). Jewish material on pp. 133–142, pls. 87–89, XVII.

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