La Circoncision des Juifs Portugais / The Circumcision of the Portuguese Jews - Le Rachat du Premier Né / The Redemption of the First Born

Title:
La Circoncision des Juifs Portugais / The Circumcision of the Portuguese Jews - Le Rachat du Premier Né / The Redemption of the First Born
Creator:
Du Bosc, Picart
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 Claude Du Bosc after Bernard Picart. From The Ceremonies and Religious Customs of the Various Nations of the Known World : together with historical annotations and several curious discourses... Written originally in French, and illustrated with a large number of folio copper plates designed by Mr. Bernard Picart, and curiously engraved by most of the best hands in Europe..., Volume 1, published London: William Jackson and Claude Dubosc, 1733-1739.
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, English
Shelving Locator:
Print Portfolio 09, cofc-war-print09-023
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.