Catalogue of an Exhibition of Anglo-Jewish Art and History. In Commemoration of the Tercentenary of the Resettlement of the Jews in the British Isles
London, United Kingdom, 1956. 106 pp., 31 pp. (pls.), illustrations: 44 b&w, 18 × 23 cm. English.
Victoria and Albert Museum (6 January–29 February 1956)
Large-scale exhibition patterned after the Anglo-Jewish exhibition of 1887 [#6, #7]. Introduction by Cecil Roth. With sections on “The Earliest Synagogues and Institutions of Anglo-Jewry” (pp. 22–33) and “Art and the Ritual of the Synagogue and Home” (pp. 34–44). Special section on books and printing “Book Exhibition. Illustrating the Study of Hebrew and Old Testament and Hebrew Printing with the Part Played in it by some Jews and Christians” (pp. 87–102). Complete catalog with full descriptions. 807 items.
HEBREW PRINTING, ENGLAND
Christian illuminated manuscripts
Coats of Arms
Menasseh ben Israel
Prints, Jewish customs & ceremonies
Reader’s desk covers
Seals/Stamps, kosher certification
Soldiers (Jewish) & related objects
Torah Ark curtains
Promotional advertisement for catalog, printed on East & West Library letterhead, single page, 25.8 × 20.3 cm.
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“Catalogue of an Exhibition of Anglo-Jewish Art and History. In Commemoration of the Tercentenary of the Resettlement of the Jews in the British Isles”, in:
Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica
Consulted online on 01 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0171>
First published online: 2019