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Kings and Citizens. The History of the Jews in Denmark 1622–1983

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Curators

Jørgen H. Barfod, Norman L. Kleeblatt, Vivian B. Mann.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1983. vii, 96 pp.; iv, 32 pp., illustrations: vol. 1: 11 col., 55 b&w; vol. 2: 12 col., 21 b&w, 20.3 × 20.3 cm. English.

ISBN

0873340221

Location

Jewish Museum New York (23 October 1983–20 February 1984)

Description

Detailed study of Danish Jewish history, in commemoration the 40th anniversary of the Danish effort to smuggle 7000 Jews out of Denmark. Catalog in two volumes. Volume 1 with an introduction by Norman L. Kleeblatt and Vivian B. Mann, essays on The History of the Jews in Denmark, 1622–1940 (Hanne Trautner-Kromann), The Occupation of Denmark (Jørgen H. Barfod), and the Jews’ Escape (Herbert Pundik), and detailed descriptions of Judaica, Paintings, Drawings, Prints and Documents (Susan Braunstein, Anita Friedman, and Irene Schenk). Volume 2 focuses on manuscripts and printed books, with an essay on the Royal Library’s Judaica and Hebraica, and individual catalog entries (both by Ulf Haxen). 89 items (vol. 1); 29 items (vol. 2).

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSDENMARKHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTSHISTORICAL DOCUMENTSPORTRAITSPRINTED BOOKSPRINTSROYAL LIBRARY, COPENHAGENTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

Book bindingsCircumcision garmentsCircumcision implements/objectsCircumcision Torah Ark curtainsCoinsEvronotHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, BiblesHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 15th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 12th–14th CHevra Kadisha illuminated manuscriptsHolocaustKeter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsMaimonidesMeshal ha-KadmoniMinhagim booksPesach platesPrayerbooks/MahzorsPrints, costumeScrolls of Esther, engraved bordersSynagogues, DenmarkTassTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTorah mantlesYad

Related ephemera

Invitation to exhibition preview in Chicago, leaflet, 2 pp., cover illus., 18.8 × 12.8 cm.

Other venue

Spertus Museum, Chicago, Ill., USA (opening: March 1984)

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