Judaica Heirlooms. A Bicentennial Sampler

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Author & Curator

Judith S. Lucas.


Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 1988. Booklet, 15 pp., illustrations: 6 col., 30 b&w, 28 × 21.6 cm. English.


HUC-JIR Skirball Museum (September 1988–June 1989)


The life and history of the Jewish people in Cincinnati, the United States, Israel and the world, presented on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Cincinnati. Introduction discusses each location and the objects selected to represent them (Judith S. Lucas). All exhibits, most of which were ceremonial objects, came from Cincinnati families and the Gallery of Art and Artifacts (HUC-JIR, Cincinnati). Basic listing. 169 items.

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BesamimBezalel Art SchoolBook bindingsCameosCandlesticks/CandelabraChagall, MarcDrawings/SketchesDreidelsEtrog containersGraphic artsHand-washing vesselsHanukkah lampsHavdalah cupsHavdalah sets/compendiaHead coverings, women’sKiddush cupsMaps, Holy LandMatzah covers/bagsMedalsMizrachOssuaries/SarcophagiPainters, JewishPaintingsPapercutsPesach platesPesach plates, 3-tieredPortraits, rabbisPrints, biblical imagesPrints, synagoguesPurim groggersScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, illuminatedShatz, BorisSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSynagogue lampsSynagogue trowelsTalit bagsTalit neckbandTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersYadWedding cupsWedding invitationsWedding ringsWoodcutsYahrzeit candleholders

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