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Fragments of Greatness Rediscovered. A Loan Exhibition from Poland

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Curator

Cissy Grossman.

Collections

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

Imprint

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

Location

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

Description

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.

Description

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

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSPAINTINGSPOLANDTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

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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