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Witnesses to History. The Jewish Poster 1770–1985. A Selection from the Judah L. Magnes Museum

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Authors & Curators

Florence B. Helzel, Eileen Battat.

Imprint

Berkeley, Calif., USA, 1989. 119 pp., illustrations: 50 b&w, 28 × 21.5 cm. English.

ISBN

0943376394

Location

Judah L. Magnes Museum (26 February–11 June 1989)

Description

The poster as a documentary source of historical episodes, sociopolitical movements and cultural trends in Jewish life. Introduction by Florence B. Helzel. Main essay “The Poster: Glimpses Through the Window of Jewish Experience” by Eileen Battat. Majority of the catalog dedicated to the individual exhibits, with full-page b&w reproductions of each poster and descriptive analytical entries. 50 items.

main keywords

POSTERS

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objectsDreyfus, AlfredGraphic artsHistorical documentsHolocaustJewish artistsPrints, antisemiticYiddish theaterZionism

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