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500 Years of Jewish Books. Friends of the Jewish Museum of Victoria present: An exhibition of rare Jewish books dating back to the Inquisition era, and commemorating 500 years of Hebrew Printing. August 7–14

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Curator

Ronald Lubofsky.

Imprint

Melbourne, Australia, 1975. Booklet, 28 pp., no illustrations, 26 × 20.5 cm. English.

Location

venue unknown (7–14 August 1975)

Description

A photographic presentation of books intended to represent Jewish civilization over the past 500 years. Introduction by Ronald Lubofsky. Fourteen sections (Bible, Talmud, Diaspora, Christian Hebraists, etc.), with two devoted to books printed in Australia. Jewish Art books featured in Section 11 (pp. 22–23, cat. nos. 190–210). Basic and detailed descriptions. 240 items.

Description

This is the first exhibition sponsored by the “Friends of the Victorian Jewish Museum”, whose efforts brought about the establishment of the Jewish Museum of Australia in 1977.

main keywords

AUSTRALIAHEBREW PRINTINGHEBREW PRINTING, AUSTRALIAPRINTED BOOKS

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objectsBiblesChristian HebraismEretz IsraelHolocaustKabbalahMedicineScience

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