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

Witnesses to History. The Jewish Poster 1770–1985. A Selection from the Judah L. Magnes Museum
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Authors & Curators

Florence B. Helzel, Eileen Battat.

Imprint

Berkeley, Calif., USA, 1989. 119 pp., illustrations: 50 b&w, 28 × 21.5 cm. English.

ISBN

0943376394

Location

Judah L. Magnes Museum (26 February–11 June 1989)

Description

The poster as a documentary source of historical episodes, sociopolitical movements and cultural trends in Jewish life. Introduction by Florence B. Helzel. Main essay “The Poster: Glimpses Through the Window of Jewish Experience” by Eileen Battat. Majority of the catalog dedicated to the individual exhibits, with full-page b&w reproductions of each poster and descriptive analytical entries. 50 items.

main keywords

POSTERS

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objects
Dreyfus, Alfred
Graphic arts
Historical documents
Holocaust
Jewish artists
Prints, antisemitic
Yiddish theater
Zionism

Cite this page
“Witnesses to History. The Jewish Poster 1770–1985. A Selection from the Judah L. Magnes Museum”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 20 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1035>
First published online: 2019



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