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

Images of Prayer, Politics and Everyday Life. From the Harry and Branka Sondheim Jewish Heritage Collection
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Editor

Alice Schreyer.

Curators

Leora Auslander, Sara Hume.

Collection

Newberry Library

Imprint

Chicago, Ill., USA, 2008. Booklet, 23 pp., illustrations: 25 col., 14 × 21.5 cm. English.

ISBN

0943056381

Location

University of Chicago Library (10 March–8 July 2008)

Description

Jewish customs and ceremonies as depicted in 16th–20th-century prints collected by Harry and Branka Sondheim. Exhibits organized chiefly around life cycle events and holidays, with additional sections on daily life, Jews at work, and artists. Introductions to the exhibit, the Sondheim Collection (recently acquired by the Newberry Library), and the specific types of material it contains. Texts on early customs books and their authors, individual holidays, the Haggadah, the Synagogue, select artists, etc. 106 exhibits. No itemized listing.

Description

An on-line version of the exhibition is available at: https://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/webexhibits/ImagesOfPrayer.

main keywords

CUSTOMS & CEREMONIES
HAGGADOT
MINHAGIM BOOKS
PRINTED BOOKS
PRINTS

minor keywords

Lévy, Alphonse
Oppenheim, Moritz Daniel
Postcards
Prints, Jewish customs & ceremonies
Prints, synagogues
Szyk, Arthur

Cite this page
“Images of Prayer, Politics and Everyday Life. From the Harry and Branka Sondheim Jewish Heritage Collection”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 21 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1932>
First published online: 2019



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