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Bidding Information
Lot #    24609
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 10:35:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Judaica Koelnisches Stadtmuseum
Author    Liesel Franzheim
City    Cologne, Germany
Publisher    Koln Museum
Publication Date    1980
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   20x20cm. 483 pages. Excellent condition.
   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.

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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
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Language:    German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica