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

The Eternal Flame
(96 words)

Imprint

Melbourne, Australia, 1985. Booklet, 16 pp., illustrations: 10 b&w, 20.8 × 21 cm. English.

Location

Jewish Museum of Australia (4 December 1985–20 April 1986)

Description

The recurring symbolism of the flame in Jewish history, and the ceremonial objects that stem from it. Brief remarks on Shabbat, Havdalah, the Ner Tamid, the Menorah, the Holocaust Martyr, the Feast of Hanukkah, etc. connect these themes and their objects with biblical, liturgical and other written sources. Descriptive entries. 114 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
LAMPS
LIGHT IN JEWISH ART

minor keywords

Besamim
Biblical images
Candlesticks/Candelabra
Hanukkah lamps
Havdalah sets/compendia
Holocaust
Menorah as symbol
Mizrach
Ner Tamid
Oil lamps, ancient
Shabbat lamps
Tass
Yahrzeit/Memorial lamps

Cite this page
“The Eternal Flame”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0828>
First published online: 2019



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