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Exhibition of Jewish Art and Antiquities

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Imprint

London, United Kingdom, 1927. Booklet, 52 pp., no illustrations, 18.1 × 10.2 cm. English.

Location

Whitechapel Art Gallery (17 May–26 June 1927)

Description

A reduced version of the “Exhibition of Jewish Art and Antiquities” mounted at the same venue in 1906, and featuring objects “of antiquarian interest” (ceremonial objects and printed books) and objects “of artistic interest” (paintings and prints) [#18]. Many types of Judaica were represented in significant numbers (Esther scrolls, Torah ornaments, Hanukkah lamps, etc.). Opening address by Herbert Samuel. Basic catalog listing. Several hundred items.

main keywords

ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDSCEREMONIAL OBJECTSHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTSPAINTINGSPRINTED BOOKSPRINTSTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AmuletsBesamimBezalel Art SchoolBook bindingsCircumcision implements/objectsCoinsDrawings/SketchesEtrog containersHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 17th–19th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Netherlands, 17th–19th CHoly Land souvenirs, olive woodKetubbotKiddush cupsLevite setsMatzah rolling pins/scorersMedalsMenasseh ben IsraelMicrography on eggshellMontefiore, MosesNathan ben Simson of Meseritsch (scribe-artist)Omer calendarsPesach platesPortraitsPurim platesRembrandt van RijnRimmonimRosewater containersScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, engraved bordersScrolls of Esther, illuminatedSculptureShabbat lampsSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsTassTefillin casesTorah ArksTorah bindersTorah coversTorah mantlesTzedakah boxes/containersWedding cupsWedding platesWedding ringsWriting implementsYadZodiac signs

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