Indenfor murene. Jødisk kunst og kultur i Danmark

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Translated title Inside Walls. Jewish Art and Culture in Denmark

Henriette Bugge, Annette Stabell.


Copenhagen, Denmark, 1984. 92 pp., illustrations: 40 b&w, 20 × 17 cm. Danish, with English summaries.


Kunstforeningen (17 November–16 December 1984)


The history of Denmark’s Jews, the vast majority of whom were saved from the Holocaust by their Christian compatriots and were able to return to their homes and lives after the Holocaust. Five essays pertaining to the history of this community in particular, and Jewish art in general: Jews in Denmark for 300 years, The Hebrew Coins of Christian IV, Religion and Art, Jewish Symbols, and Writing and the Book. Ceremonial objects, textiles and illuminated manuscripts are featured in the catalog section, pp. 72–91. 168 items.

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BesamimCostumeHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, BiblesHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 12th–14th CKeter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsMatzah covers/bagsLevite setsPaintingsPortraitsPortraits, husband-wife pendantsRimmonimScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, engraved bordersSynagogues, DenmarkTalitTassTorah ark curtainsTorah bindersTorah mantlesYad

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