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

On Eagles’ Wings. A Decade of Collecting. The Saving of the Ark. Tenth Anniversary Exhibitions
(142 words)

Curators

Linda Steinberg, Deenah Loeb.

Imprint

Philadelphia, Pa., USA, 1986. 96 pp., illustrations: 20 col., 40 b&w, 28 × 21.7 cm. English.

Location

National Museum of American Jewish History (1 June–31 December 1986)

Description

A two-part exhibition dedicated to Museum acquisitions and the conservation of an early-20th-century American Torah ark from Philadelphia (belonging to Congregation Shaarei Eli). Introduction to the exhibitions by Alice M. Greenwald. Two essays on “The Museum as Mirror” (Arthur Power Dudden), “On Eagles’ Wings: A Decade of Collecting” (Linda Steinberg) and “The Saving of the Ark” (Deenah Loeb). Descriptive entries. 203 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
CONGREGATION SHAARIE ELI, PHILADELPHIA
HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS
PHOTOGRAPHS
TORAH ARKS

minor keywords

Circumcision garments
Cookbooks/Recipes
Etrog containers
Haggadot
Hanukkah lamps
Ketubbot
Kiddush cups
Mohel books
Music
Needlework/Embroidery
Omer calendars
Pesach plates
Portraits
Posters
Printed books
Purim groggers
Shana Tova greeting cards
Synagogues, restoration/reclamation
Synagogues, United States
Theater
Torah Ark curtains
Torah Ark valances
Torah Arks, fragments
Tzedakah boxes/containers
Synagogues, United States
United States
Yad
Zionism

Cite this page
“On Eagles’ Wings. A Decade of Collecting. The Saving of the Ark. Tenth Anniversary Exhibitions”, 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_CC0887>
First published online: 2019



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