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Sounding the horn at the Jewish new year service. Engraving with etching after B. Picart, 17--.

  • Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733
Date
[between 1700 and 1799]
Reference
766750i
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Description

This rite was performed in Holland, where the design of the plate representig this ceremony was drawn from life

The ceremony is Rosh Hashanah and the horn is called the Shofar

Publication/Creation

[London] : [publisher not identified], [between 1700 and 1799]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 10 x 15.2 cm

Lettering

Sounding the horn on new year's day.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 766750i

Reproduction note

After a plate in an edition of: B. Picart, The ceremonies and religious customs of the various nations of the known world, together with historical annotations, and several discourses equally instructive and entertaining. London, 1733-1736

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Languages

  • English


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