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Prayer book for all the year with illustrations of biblical scenes, and figures
Sulzbach, Germany
1798–ca. 1870
Printer: Zeckl, son of Aaron
Printed on paper, three books bound together: 426, 12 and 128 pages
Inscribed in Hebrew: on the title page, "Minha offering for the year round according to the tradition of Poland and Moravia with some laws of daily conduct. From beginning to end, all in the Ashkenazi usage, even the liturgy for the Sabbath, hymns, except for the Psalms, set prayers and other things which have never been before, in Sulzbach in the year whence the children of Israel shall bring forth an offering [5]558 [1798]"; "Abraham" and left "Isaac"; Contents: Yotzerot Slihot, (426 pages), Shir Hayihud, (12 pages), Seder Tehillim Uma'amadot (128 pages)
H: 20.5; W: 18 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0287 ; 184/155

Prayer book binding


From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

Exhibitions:
The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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