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Wiener Synagogen. Ein Memory.

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Translated title Viennese Synagogues: A Memory
Authors & Editors

Bob Marten, Herbert Peter, Danielle Spera, Werner Hanak-Lettner.

Curators

Bob Marten, Herbert Peter.

Co-curators

Danielle Spera, Werner Hanak-Lettner.

Imprint

Vienna, Austria, 2016. 157 pp., illustrations: 133 col., 94 b&w, 24 × 21 cm. German & English.

ISBN

9783993002664

Location

Jüdisches Museum Wien (19 May–17 November 2016)

Description

Virtual reconstructions, models, plans and photographs presenting and commemorating the nearly one-hundred synagogues and prayer houses that existed in Vienna before the Holocaust, all but one of which was destroyed during Kristallnacht. Introductory text by Danielle Spera, followed by in-depth essays on the synagogues, their Torah ornaments (Gabriele Kohlbauer-Fritz), images on postcards, individual architects and locations, planning and demolition, architectural styles & decorative elements, building restrictions, destruction, “Aryanization”, commemoration, virtual reconstructions, etc. No itemized listing.

main keywords

ARCHITECTSKRISTALLNACHTPHOTOGRAPHSPOSTCARDSSYNAGOGUESSYNAGOGUES, ARCHITECTURESYNAGOGUES, MODELS/RECONSTRUCTIONSTORAH ORNAMENTSVIENNA

minor keywords

Drawings/SketchesFleischer, MaxFörster, Ludwig ChristianGartner, JakobHistorical documentsHistorical photographsKatscher, MaximillianKeter TorahKönig, CarlPaintings, synagoguesPrints, synagoguesReiser, Ignaz N.RimmonimSchön, FriedrichSchöne, LudwigShana Tova greeting cardsStiassny, WilhelmSynagogue lampsSynagogue organsSynagogues, architectural plansSynagogues, AustriaSynagogues, documentation ofSynagogues, ViennaTankards/JugsTassTorah Ark curtainsYad

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 6 pp., 9 col., 19 b&w illus., 21 × 10 cm.

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