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Catalogue of an Exhibition of Anglo-Jewish Art and History. In Commemoration of the Tercentenary of the Resettlement of the Jews in the British Isles

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(257 words)

Imprint

London, United Kingdom, 1956. 106 pp., 31 pp. (pls.), illustrations: 44 b&w, 18 × 23 cm. English.

Location

Victoria and Albert Museum (6 January–29 February 1956)

Description

Large-scale exhibition patterned after the Anglo-Jewish exhibition of 1887 [#6, #7]. Introduction by Cecil Roth. With sections on “The Earliest Synagogues and Institutions of Anglo-Jewry” (pp. 22–33) and “Art and the Ritual of the Synagogue and Home” (pp. 34–44). Special section on books and printing “Book Exhibition. Illustrating the Study of Hebrew and Old Testament and Hebrew Printing with the Part Played in it by some Jews and Christians” (pp. 87–102). Complete catalog with full descriptions. 807 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSENGLANDHEBREW PRINTING, ENGLANDPORTRAITSPRINTED BOOKSSILVER, ENGLISHSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESSYNAGOGUESTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AstrolabesBesamimBodleian BowlBoxers, professionalChallah coversChristian ArtChristian HebraismChristian illuminated manuscriptsCircumcision implements/objectsCoats of ArmsElijah’s chairEtrog containersHanukkah lampsHistorical documentsHolocaustHomes/Residences, JewishJewish PressKetubbotKiddush cupsMenasseh ben IsraelMizrachMontefiore, MosesOmer calendarsPainters, JewishPaintings, synagoguesPesach platesPorcelain figurinesPrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesPrints, synagoguesReader’s desk coversRimmonimRings, signetSeals/Stamps, kosher certificationSeals/Stamps, personalShabbat lampsShabbes deckelSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSynagogues, EnglandTalitTalit bagsTorah Ark curtainsTorah ArksTorah bindersTorah casesTorah mantlesTorah stavesYadZionism

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