La Circoncision des Juifs Portugais / Le Rachat du Premier Né

Title:
La Circoncision des Juifs Portugais / Le Rachat du Premier Né
Creator:
Picart
Date:
1722
Description:
Black-and-white engravings depicting a circumcision performed by a Portuguese Jewish family in Amsterdam, above, and pidyon haben (redemption of the first-born son), below. Engraving by Bernard Picart. From Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde representées par des figures dessinées de la main de Bernard Picard: avec une explication historique, & quelques dissertations curieuses, Volume 1, published Amsterdam: J.F. Bernard, 1723-1737.
Collection:
William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection - Prints and Photographs
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Images
Topical Subject:
Jews--Social life and customs, Judaism--Customs and practices, Circumcision--Religious aspects--Judaism, Berit milah, Redemption of the first-born
Geographic Subject:
Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Language:
French
Shelving Locator:
Print Portfolio 09, cofc-war-print09-021
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
Scanned with Epson Expression 10000 XL, 250 ppi, 24-bit color. Archival tiff image available.
Copyright Status Statement:
Public domain.
Access Information:
For more information contact Special Collections at the College of Charleston Libraries, Charleston, SC 29424.