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Words Like Sapphires. 100 Years of Hebraica at the Library of Congress. 1912–2012

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Curator

Peggy K. Pearlstein.

Co-curator

Ann Brenner.

Imprint

Washington, D.C., USA, 2012. Leaflet, 14 pp., illustrations: 12 col., 23 × 13.7 cm. English.

Location

Library of Congress (25 October 2012–16 March 2013)

Description

A celebration of America’s on-going commitment to collecting, preserving, and making available the material culture of all those who have come to her shores in search of freedom and opportunity. The Judaic Collection of the Library of Congress testifies to America’s welcoming of the Jewish people and their culture. Variety of objects including books and manuscripts. Separate checklist. 62 items.

main keywords

HEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTSPRINTED BOOKS

minor keywords

AmuletsEretz IsraelHaggadotHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHaggadot, IsraeliHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 15th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 17th–19th CHoly Land souvenirs, olive woodJoel ben Shimon (scribe-artist)KetubbotMusicPlaying cardsPostersPrayerbooks/MahzorsScrolls of Esther, illuminatedScrolls of Esther, modern/contemporarySong of Songs, illustratedTorah (scroll)Torah mantlesWedding poems, riddles & songsYiddish literature

Related ephemera

Exhibition checklist with basic unnumbered listing of 62 items, leaflet, 6 pp., no illus., 21.5 × 9 cm.

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