Jewish Museum in Prague.
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).
Washington, D.C., USA, 1983. 288 pp., illustrations: 78 col., 157 b&w, 26.1 × 20.5 cm. English.
Natural History Museum, Smithsonian Institution (9 November 1983–1 January 1984)
The history, material culture, art and legacy of Czech Jewry. Most of the collection on display had been confiscated by the Nazis during the Holocaust and housed in Prague. The catalog’s five essays address: the history of the Collection and the Prague Jewish Museum (Linda Altshuler and Anna Cohn), the History of Czech Jewry (Hillel Kieval), Community Life (Vivian B. Mann), Family and Home (Mann), and Holocaust and Beyond (Altschuler and Cohn). 298 items.
Exhibition leaflet with significant explanatory text, produced for the Detroit showing, 12 pp., 10 col., 3 b&w illus., 23.2 × 9.3 cm; Advanced ticket order form for the exhibition’s showing in Detroit, leaflet, 4 pp., 21.5 × 9.3 cm.
Detroit Institute of Arts, USA (13 March–5 May 1985); Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel (15 May–20 August 1990); Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia (1998)
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Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica
The Precious Legacy. Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collections(282 words)
Cite this page“The Precious Legacy. Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collections”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0764>
First published online: 2019
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