Fragments of Greatness Rediscovered. A Loan Exhibition from Poland

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Cissy Grossman.


Żydowski Instytut Historyczny (ZIH); Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie.


New York City, USA, 1982. Booklet, 20 pp., illustrations: 22 b&w, 25.5 × 21.5 cm. English.


Jewish Museum New York (6 May–15 August 1982)


Nine centuries of Jewish life in Poland, represented by a variety of objects presumed lost in the Nazi era. Short introduction and full descriptive entries by Cissy Grossman. 104 items.


For two previews of the exhibition see #664 and #681.

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BrusttichlCoinsCostumeGottlieb, MaurycyHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHanukkah lampsHanukkah lamps, synagogueHead coverings, men’sHead coverings, women’sHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CKeter TorahKiddush cupsPainters, JewishPaintings, synagoguesPesach platesPortraitsPrints, Jewish figuresRimmonimScrolls of Esther, illuminatedSimchat Torah flagsTalit neckbandTassTefillin casesTombstones, sketches/rubbingsTorah Ark curtainsTorah mantlesTzedakah boxesYadYom Kippur belt buckles

Related ephemera

Exhibition review: Schneiderman, S.L., “The Vanished World of Polish Jewry: An Exhibition of Polish-Jewish Artifacts”, Congress Monthly, February/March 1982, pp. 19–20; Invitation to exhibition opening, folded card, 1 b&w illus., 12.7 × 17.7 cm.

Other venues

HUC-JIR Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, Calif., USA; Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Md., USA

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