Divorce, 1724, from Juedisches Ceremoniel
Description: Illustration from Juedisches Ceremoniel, a German book published in 1724. The book is a beautifully illustrated description of Jewish religious ceremonies, rites of passage and feast days, which first appeared in 1716, here in its second edition of 1724. The extremely detailed plates, by Georg Puschner, depict priestly robes, the celebrations of the New Year, Passover, the weekly Sabbath, circumcision, presentation of the first born, prayer at the synagogue, a wedding procession and a wedding, purification of the bride, the washing of the brother-in-law’s feet, the feast of reconciliation, death rites, burials, as well as the procedures for other Jewish customs.
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Creator: Kirchner, Paul Christian
Creator: Jungendres, Sebastian Jacob, 1684-1766
Creator: Puscher, Georg
Object Origin: Nürnberg, published by Peter Conrad Monath
Persistent URL: digital.cjh.org/R/?func=dbin-jump-full&object_id=139313
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
Call Number: r BM 700 K57 1724
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Mrs. Rob’t Goldman (LOC)
Bain News Service,, publisher.
Mrs. Rob’t Goldman
1915 March 2 (date created or published later by Bain)
1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.
Title and date from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Photograph shows Mrs. Robert Goldman (Edith Ostend Jacobson) a chorus girl who married Robert J. Goldman, son of Henry Goldman of Goldman Sachs. Robert Goldman sued his wife for divorce in March 1915. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012 and New York Times, March 2, 1915)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).
Format: Glass negatives.
Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.
Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain
Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.18566
Call Number: LC-B2- 3398-11