Exhibition of Jewish Religious Art

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Cape Town, South Africa, 1954. Booklet, 27 pp., illustrations: 8 b&w, 18.5 × 24.5 cm. English.


Old Synagogue, Cape Town (25 May–5 June 1954)


A reduced version of an exhibition of ceremonial objects held in Johannesburg [#153]. Most of the catalog text is identical, with some differences in illustrations. Foreword by Israel Abrahams, “A Note on the Exhibition” by H. Abt, “Jewish Religious Art” by Lippy Lipschitz. Minimal descriptions. 334 items.

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AmuletsArchaeological findsBesamimBridal/Wedding beltsCandlesticks/CandelabraChallah coversChallah knivesChuppahEtrog containersHanukkah lampsHavdalah platesKeter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsLevite setsMatzah covers/bagsMizrachMezuzah casesOmer calendarsPesach platesPesach towel coversPidyon ha-Ben platesPilgrims’ flasks/jugsPurim platesReader’s desk coversRimmonimScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, illuminatedScrolls of Esther, modern/contemporaryScrolls of Esther, rollersShiviti plaques, paperTalit neckbandTassTefillin casesTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTorah mantlesYad

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Duncan Hall, Johannesburg, South Africa (15–21 February 1954)

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