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

Fragments of Greatness Rediscovered. A Loan Exhibition from Poland
(175 words)

Curator

Cissy Grossman.

Collections

Żydowski Instytut Historyczny (ZIH); Muzeum Narodowe w Warszawie.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1982. Booklet, 20 pp., illustrations: 22 b&w, 25.5 × 21.5 cm. English.

Location

Jewish Museum New York (6 May–15 August 1982)

Description

Nine centuries of Jewish life in Poland, represented by a variety of objects presumed lost in the Nazi era. Short introduction and full descriptive entries by Cissy Grossman. 104 items.

Description

For two previews of the exhibition see #664 and #681.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
PAINTINGS
POLAND
TORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

Brusttichl
Coins
Costume
Gottlieb, Maurycy
Haggadot, illuminated manuscripts
Hanukkah lamps
Hanukkah lamps, synagogue
Head coverings, men’s
Head coverings, women’s
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th C
Keter Torah
Kiddush cups
Painters, Jewish
Paintings, synagogues
Pesach plates
Portraits
Prints, Jewish figures
Rimmonim
Scrolls of Esther, illuminated
Simchat Torah flags
Talit neckband
Tass
Tefillin cases
Tombstones, sketches/rubbings
Torah Ark curtains
Torah mantles
Tzedakah boxes
Yad
Yom Kippur belt buckles

Related ephemera

Exhibition review: Schneiderman, S.L., “The Vanished World of Polish Jewry: An Exhibition of Polish-Jewish Artifacts”, Congress Monthly, February/March 1982, pp. 19–20; Invitation to exhibition opening, folded card, 1 b&w illus., 12.7 × 17.7 cm.

Other venues

HUC-JIR Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, Calif., USA; Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Md., USA

Cite this page
“Fragments of Greatness Rediscovered. A Loan Exhibition from Poland”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 05 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0715>
First published online: 2019



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