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Paintings, Daguerreotypes, Artifacts

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Authors

Carlo M. Lamagna, Judith E. Endelman.

Imprint

Waltham, Mass., USA, 1974. Booklet, 48 pp., illustrations: 11 b&w, 22.8 × 15.3 cm. English.

Location

American Jewish Historical Society (1974)

Description

The first published record of the art and portrait holdings of the American Jewish Historical Society. Includes 144 portraits (paintings and old photographs) of Jewish sitters, and 36 personal domestic and ritual items (cat. nos. 146–182). All items were owned by Jews in America, and date from the 18th–early 20th C. Introduction by Bernard Wax and Judith E. Endelman. Biographical information on each sitter. Brief descriptions, with historical information where known. 182 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSPAINTINGSPHOTOGRAPHSPORTRAITSUNITED STATES

minor keywords

BesamimBridal garmentsCircumcision implements/objectsEtrog containersFlags, societies/institutionsHistorical photographsJewelryKiddush cupsPesach platesSamplers (needlework)Synagogue trowelsTorah Arks, fragmentsYadYahrzeit candleholders

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