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Cover of a humor journal of French woman and a Jewish pawn shop owner

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.432

Cover page of Journal Amusant, Journal Illustre, Journal d'images, journal comique, critique, satirique, etc. no. 1011, January 15, 1876, 29th year, a French illustrated humor weekly with a cover featuring a young, pretty Frenchwoman dressed in figure revealing clothes selling her jewelry to a Jewish pawn shop owner. He wears a skullcap and examines a ring through his magnifier. On the glass behind it says, Tèmantez le Pere Isaac, Achat D'or, d' argent et de diamants [Bring it to Father Isaac / Buys gold, money, and diamonds.] It is titled, Etrennes et souhaits - huit jours apres [Gifts and wishes - eight days after.] This French journal is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Date
1876 January 15  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : Paris (France)
Language
French
Classification
Art
Category
Illustrations
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:08:14
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