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The Writing on the Wall: Early Modern Broadsides from the Valmadonna Trust Library

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Collection

The Valmadonna Trust.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2013. Leaflet, 8 pp., illustrations: 8 col., 1 b&w, 22.8 × 10 cm. English.

Location

Herbert and Eileen Bernard Museum of Judaica, Temple Emanu-El (30 April–30 September 2013)

Description

16th–20th-century Jewish broadsides from around the world. These documents, presented as fascinating vignettes of Jewish history, conveyed all manner of information to the public, on topics such as war, politics, religion, love, health, careers, and even the weather. Brief introduction. No itemized listing.

main keywords

PRINTS

minor keywords

Aleph-Bet books/sheetsAmuletsMizrachShabbetai TsviShiviti plaques, paperWedding poems, riddles & songs

Related ephemera

Invitation to exhibition opening, folded card, 1 b&w illus., 17.8 × 12.8 cm.

Related publication

Liberman Mintz, Sharon, Shaul Seidler-Feller and David Wachtel, The Writing on the Wall: A Catalogue of Judaica Broadsides from the Valmadonna Trust Library, 2015.

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