Les Acafoth ou les sept tours, autour du Cercueil / The Acafoth, or the Seven turns round the Coffin - Les Assistans jettent de la terre sur le Corps / The Assistants throws mould upon the Corps

Title:
Les Acafoth ou les sept tours, autour du Cercueil / The Acafoth, or the Seven turns round the Coffin - Les Assistans jettent de la terre sur le Corps / The Assistants throws mould upon the Corps
Creator:
Du Bosc, Picart, Picart
Description:
Black-and-white engravings depicting a Jewish funeral, above, and a Jewish burial, 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, Jewish funeral rites and ceremonies, Ḥevra kaddish, Hakafoth
Geographic Subject:
Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Language:
French, English
Shelving Locator:
Print Portfolio 09, cofc-war-print09-067
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.