Ganz rein! Jüdische Ritualbäder. Fotografien von Peter Seidel

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Translated title Completely Clean! Jewish Ritual Baths. Photographs by Peter Seidel

Fritz Backhaus, Daniela Eisenstein, Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek, Hanno Loewy, Gerhard Milchram.


Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2010. 111 pp., illustrations: 22 col., 1 b&w, 22 × 22 cm. German.




Jüdisches Museum Hohenems, Austria (7 March–3 October 2010)


A photographic exhibition jointly organized by the Jewish museums of Fürth, Frankfurt am Main, Hohenems and Vienna, showing Peter Seidel’s series on Jewish ritual baths (mikva’ot). 20 color photographs of mikva’ot from around the world (mostly in Europe) dating from ancient to modern times. Includes several essays concerning the mikvah and Seidel’s work, as well as an artist’s statement. 20 items.

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Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 15th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 12th–14th COstiaPrints, Jewish customs & ceremonies

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 6 pp., 5 col. illus., 21 × 10 cm. German and English; Invitation to exhibition opening in Frankfurt, leaflet, 2 col. illus., 21 × 10.5 cm.

Other venues

Jüdisches Museum Franken, Fürth, Germany (7 July–31 October 2010); Museum Judengasse Frankfurt, Germany (5 May–30 October 2011); Museum Judenplatz (of the Jüdisches Museum Wien), Austria (January–December 2012); Jüdisches Kulturmuseum Augsburg-Schwaben, Augsburg, Germany (14 May–26 July 2015)

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