Treasures of Jewish Heritage
The Jewish Museum, London
ISBN: 978 1 85759 413 3
Size: 280 x 240 mm / 9.4 x 11 in.
In association with: Jewish Museum, London
Date published: May, 2006
UK £19.95 /US $35
- A fascinating introduction to Judaica, and an invaluable resource for scholars
- Stunning illustrations from an extraordinary collection and erudite writing on the major themes of Jewish life
This richly illustrated and authoritative catalogue presents highlights from the outstanding collections of The Jewish Museum, London, which houses one of the world’s finest collections of Jewish ceremonial art. It includes specialist essays on the range of media represented within the collection (Manuscripts, Prints and Drawings, Life Cycle objects, Silver and Textiles), plus essays on the Jewish East End, refugees from Nazism and the diverse patterns of Jewish migration to Britain. Throughout, objects from the Museum’s collection are beautifully reproduced.