Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

Symbols of Faith. Menorah, Icon, Prayer Rug. An Exhibition celebrating the shared heritage of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Organized by the National Committee: Islam Centennial Fourteen in Conjunction with the National Geographic Society
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Curators

Cynthia Finlayson, Johnson Garrett.

Imprint

Washington, D.C., USA, 1981. Booklet, 22 pp., illustrations: 17 b&w, 23 × 30.4 cm. English.

Location

National Geographic Society, Explorers Hall (10 December 1981–18 April 1982)

Description

Three symbols characteristic of the monotheistic faiths and 12 symbols shared between them. Includes 7 images of Hanukkah lamps. No itemized listing.

main keywords

HANUKKAH LAMPS
JEWISH SYMBOLS/THEMES
MENORAH AS SYMBOL

Related ephemera

Fold-out leaflet with illustrations and explanations of symbols common to the three religions, 8 pp., 22.8 × 15.1 cm; Exhibition poster, 3 col. illus., 66 × 29.3 cm (open); Invitation to exhibition opening, postcard, 14.5 × 21.5 cm.

Cite this page
“Symbols of Faith. Menorah, Icon, Prayer Rug. An Exhibition celebrating the shared heritage of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Organized by the National Committee: Islam Centennial Fourteen in Conjunction with the National Geographic Society”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0692>
First published online: 2019



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