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

The Life and Times of N.M. Rothschild 1777–1836
(140 words)

Editors

Victor Gray, Melanie Aspey.

Imprint

London, United Kingdom, 1998. 120 pp., illustrations: 102 col., 9 b&w, 30 × 23.5 cm. English.

ISBN

0953229009

Location

Museum of London (28 January–26 July 1998)

Description

An exhibition that followed the footsteps of Nathan Mayer Rothschild from Frankfurt to Manchester and then to London, and recalled his connections throughout Europe. Chronology of his life, followed by 7 essays on his character, the Jewish ghetto in Frankfurt (Fritz Backhaus), his time in Manchester and London, Rothschild’s relationship to London Jewry, Mrs. Rothschild, and Rothschild as an owner of paintings (Michael Hall). Catalog of exhibits arranged by city, chronologically. Its final sections are on Nathan’s death, and thereafter. Detailed descriptive entries. 214 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
FRANKFURT AM MAIN
LONDON
PAINTINGS
PHOTOGRAPHS
PORTRAITS
ROTHSCHILD FAMILY

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objects
England
Germany
Hanukkah lamps
Havdalah sets/compendia
Historical documents
Historical photographs
Manchester
Memor books
Prints, antisemitic
Prints, Jewish figures
Shabbat lamps
Tankards/Jugs
Tass

Cite this page
“The Life and Times of N.M. Rothschild 1777–1836”, 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_CC1522>
First published online: 2019



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