Black-and-white engravings depicting a marriage ceremony of Portuguese Jews, above, and Ashkenazi Jews, below, in Amsterdam. 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.
Rosh Hashanah postcard depicting a request under the chuppah. The postcard includes a Yiddish poem : "Dear God, see the couple / Standing there under the chuppah / Give them everything that they desire / Give them everything that they request."
Postcard by Hayyim Goldberg entitled "the vision," with a Yiddish poem : "He casts a furtive glance at her / She coyly lets down her gaze / The old mother at the door / Beams with naches and happiness."
Black-and-white engravings depicting a marriage ceremony of Portuguese Jews, above, and Ashkenazi Jews, below, in Amsterdam. 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.
Black-and-white engraving depicting a Jewish marriage ceremony. From Jüdisches Ceremoniel, first published by Paul Christian Kirchner in 1717, edited and reissued by the Christian Hebraist Sebastian Jugendres in 1724, published Nuremberg: Peter Conrad Monath.
Black-and-white engraving depicting a marriage ceremony of Portuguese Jews in Amsterdam. Engraving by Caspar Jacobsz Philips after a drawing by Jacobus Buys. From Oude en tegenwoordige staat en geschiedenis van alle godsdiensten, Volume 1, by William Hurd, published Amsterdam: M. de Bruyn, 1781-1791.
Black-and-white engraving depicting a marriage ceremony of Portuguese Jews in Amsterdam. Engraving after Bernard Picart. From A new and univeral history of the religious rites and ceremonies of all nations in the world by William Hurd, published London: A. Hogg.
Black-and-white engraving depicting a Jewish marriage ceremony. Engraving by William Kneass. From A dictionary of the Holy Bible : containing an historical account of the persons, a geographical and historical account of the places, a literal, critical, and systematical description of other objects, whether natural, artificial, civil, religious, or military... by John Brown, published Pittsburgh: Zadok Cramer.
Black-and-white offset print reproduction depicting the marriage ceremony of Alphonse James de Rothschild and Leonora de Rothschild. Published in the March 14, 1857, edition of The Illustrated London News.