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Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.542

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Small illustrated book of stories for Ladies by an anonymous author. This book is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.
    Title
    Taschenbuch für Frauenzimmer
    Alternate Title
    Leipziger Taschenbuch für Frauenzimmer
    Date
    publication/distribution:  approximately 1795-approximately 1796
    Geography
    publication: Leipzig (Germany)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
    Contributor
    Compiler: Peter Ehrenthal
    Biography
    The Katz Ehrenthal Collection is a collection of more than 900 objects depicting Jews and antisemitic and anti-Jewish propaganda from the medieval to the modern era, in Europe, Russia, and the United States. The collection was amassed by Peter Ehrenthal, a Romanian Holocaust survivor, to document the pervasive history of anti-Jewish hatred in Western art, politics and popular culture. It includes crude folk art as well as pieces created by Europe's finest craftsmen, prints and periodical illustrations, posters, paintings, decorative art, and toys and everyday household items decorated with depictions of stereotypical Jewish figures.

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Object Type
    Books--Germany (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Book ; gilt embossed decorations on green paper cover ; 292 p. ; 1-16 p. book vendor advt. ; unpaginated illustrations (plates at front: 14 cm. (5 x 3.5 in.) ; undated.
    Gilt on front cover: A L'Amitié ; Title page: Taschenbuch für Frauenzimmer edlerer Bildung. Mit Aupsern. Leipzig, in der Commerschen Buchhandlung.
    Notes: Author anonymous (Originally published anonymously. Possibly bassi for the editions credited to Friedrich Ehrenberg 1776-1852, Leipziger Taschenbuch fu?r Frauenzimmer.
    Pencilled markings
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The book was was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2016 by the Katz Family.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Special Collection
    Katz Ehrenthal Collection
    Record last modified:
    2023-09-15 10:21:12
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