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Jewish Art Treasures from Prague. The State Jewish Museum and its Collections

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Editor

C.R. Dodwell.

Collection

Jewish Museum in Prague.

Imprint

Manchester, United Kingdom, 1980. 144 pp., 8 pp. (illus.), illustrations: 10 col., 115 b&w, 23.4 × 22.5 cm. English.

ISBN

0903261162

Location

University of Manchester, Whitworth Art Gallery (7 October–16 December 1980)

Description

Presentation of the main categories of the Museum’s collection: historic monuments, material from the Terezín concentration camp, synagogue textiles, synagogue silver and other metalwork, early printed books and manuscripts, and material related to the Prague Burial Brotherhood. Historical introduction by C.R. Dodwell. Detailed introduction to each category. Full descriptive entries. 292 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSCZECH REPUBLICHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, BOHEMIA-MORAVIA & GERMANY, 17th–19th CHEVRA KADISHAHOLOCAUST ARTPRINTED BOOKSSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTEREZÍNTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

BesamimBook bindingsChallah coversCircumcision implements/objectsEtrog containersHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CHevra Kadisha painted panelsHevra Kadisha member portraitsHevra Kadisha pitchers/tankardsHevra Kadisha tzedakah boxesHevra Kadisha utensilsHistorical photographsHolocaustKeter TorahKiddush cupsLevite setsMezuzah casesNathan ben Simson of Meseritsch (scribe-artist)Pesach platesPragueRimmonimScrolls of Esther, casesShabbat lampsSynagogues, Czech RepublicTassTorah Ark curtainsTorah Ark valancesTorah ArksTorah bindersTorah mantlesTzedakah boxes/containersWedding platesYad

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