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Hebräische Schrift. Von der Steinschrift zum Poster

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Translated title Hebrew Script. From Writing on Stone to the Poster
Curator

Susi Guggenheim-Weil.

Imprint

Zurich, Switzerland, 1987. Booklet, 66 pp., illustrations: 96 b&w, 20 × 22 cm. German.

Location

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Germany (23 September–31 October 1987)

Description

Reprint of a 1976 catalog produced for the exhibition’s original showing [#551]. The exhibition tells the history of Hebrew script from ancient to contemporary times. Foreword by Hansjörg Budliger. Brief essays on: ancient script in general (Joseph Naveh), Hebrew inscriptions on ancient coins (Leo Mildenberg), variations of Hebrew script (Henri Friedlaender; Moshe Spitzer; Salomo A. Birnbaum), and printed Hebrew lettering (Bernhard Prijs; Henri Friedlaender). Basic listing. 201 items.

main keywords

ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDSCEREMONIAL OBJECTSCOINSHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTSHEBREW PRINTINGHEBREW PRINTING, TYPEFACESHEBREW SCRIPTSYNAGOGUE TEXTILES

minor keywords

AmuletsCoinsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, PersianHebrew illuminated manuscripts, YemenJudeo-Persian manuscriptsKetubbotKiddush cupsMizrachMohel booksPesach platesPorcelainPrinted booksScrolls of Esther, illuminatedSynagogues, mosaic floorsSynagogues, wall paintingsSynagogues, wall paintings, GermanySynagogues, woodenTombstonesTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTorah mantlesYad

Related ephemera

Spitzer, Moshe M., “Geschichte der hebräischen Schrift im Überblick” [An Overview of the History of Hebrew Script]. Essay written for the original 1976 exhibition.

Other venue

Kunstgewerbemuseum Zürich, Switzerland (17 September–24 October 1976)

Catalog from other venue

#551

Related publication

Supplement zum Katalog der Ausstellung Zürich 1976, 1987. Listing of 68 objects.

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