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

The Portuguese Jewish Community in London (1656–1830)
(110 words)

Author & Curator

Edgar Samuel.

Imprint

London, United Kingdom, 1992. Booklet, 30 pp., illustrations: 8 col., 9 b&w, 25.4 × 20.4 cm. English.

Location

Jewish Museum London (1992)

Description

The history of London’s Portuguese Jewish community and its notable figures. Catalog essay by Edgar Samuel covers the expulsions from Spain and Portugal, Crypto-Judaism in England, language, prominent Jewish individuals and families, the community’s structure, its merchants, clergy, brokers, notaries, etc. Items listed according to exhibition panels and vitrines. Short descriptive entries. 104 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS
LONDON
PHOTOGRAPHS
PORTRAITS
PORTUGUESE JEWS

minor keywords

Coats of Arms
England
Hanukkah lamps
Kiddush cups
Levite sets
Medals
Omer calendars
Printed books
Prints, synagogues
Purim plates
Purim tzedakah containers
Rimmonim
Shabbat lamps
Torah mantles
Tzedakah boxes/containers
Yad

Cite this page
“The Portuguese Jewish Community in London (1656–1830)”, 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_CC1206>
First published online: 2019



▲   Back to top   ▲