“A vypravuj synu svému …”: Hagady ve sbírkach Židovského Muzea v Praze. “And you shall tell your son …”: Haggadot in the Collections of the Jewish Museum in Prague

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Authors & Curators

Michal Bušek, Ondrěj Čihák.


Prague, Czech Republic, 2010. 70 pp. (incl. 46 pp. illus.), illustrations: 208 col., 21 × 22 cm. Czech and English.




Jewish Museum in Prague (25 March–27 June 2010)


Original manuscripts, printed editions and facsimiles of Haggadot from the Museum’s collections. Brief introductory texts on the Haggadah’s message, the holiday of Passover, and the Haggadah and its illustration throughout the ages. Exhibits presented according to geographical region: 1. Prague/Bohemia/Czechoslovakia, 2. Western and Southern Europe (especially Austria and Germany), 3. Israel, 4. United States, 5. Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. Basic entries. 264 items.

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Book bindingsHaggadot, illuminated manuscripts Haggadot, IsraeliHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CNathan ben Simson of Meseritsch (scribe-artist)Printed books

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Invitation to exhibition opening, folded card, 1 col. illus., 15 × 10.1 cm; Exhibition leaflet with extensive introductory text, 8 pp., 15 col. illus., 29.8 × 15.2 cm. Czech.

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