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Jewish Art from the Hebrew Union College and other Collections

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Author & Curator

Franz Landsberger.

Collection

HUC-JIR Skirball Museum, Cincinnati

Imprint

Hartford, Conn., USA, 1955. Booklet, 21 pp., 2 pls., illustrations: 3 b&w, 15.5 × 23 cm. English.

Location

Wadsworth Atheneum (10–27 February 1955)

Description

A traveling exhibition of ceremonial objects, held in honor of the 300th anniversary of Jewish settlement in America. Foreword by C.C. Cunningham. Preface by Abraham J. Feldman. Introduction and text by Franz Landsberger, with object descriptions reprinted from his catalog of an exhibition held at the Cincinnati Art Museum in 1947 [#106] that included these same objects. 93 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AmuletsBesamimBezalel Art SchoolBook bindingsChallah boards/platesCircumcision implements/objectsEtrog containersHanukkah lampsHavdalah cupsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, PersianKeter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsPesach platesRimmonimSchulklopferScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, illuminatedShabbat lampsTassTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTorah mantlesTorah stavesWedding platesYad

Other venues

Washington, D.C., USA; Philadelphia, Pa., USA; Brooklyn, N.Y., USA

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