||Illustrated catalog of the great collection of Jewish ceremonial objects used at home, the Synagogue and during Holidays in the Koln State Museum. Beautifully illustrated in black and white and color.
The Kölnisches Stadtmuseum has an exhibition space of 2,000 sq. meters and provides an insight into the history, culture, economy and everyday life of Cologne and its inhabitants. Works of art and everyday objects illustrate the exciting history of this important Rhenish city form the Middle Ages to the present day. Focal points of the permanent collection are topics such as popular devotional objects and religion (including an important Judaica collection), the university which was founded by Cologne citizens in 1388, cultural life and sciences, the life of Cologne burghers, domestic life, the economy and transport, concentrating on the periods around 1600 and 1900.