Postcard with a reproduction of the oil painting The Praying Jew (Rabbi of Vitebsk) by Marc Chagall. The original painting is held in the Joseph Winterbotham Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Postcard with a reproduction of the oil painting The Praying Jew (The Rabbi of Vitebsk) by Marc Chagall. The original painting is held in the Joseph Winterbotham Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Black-and-white etching depicting a Jewish man wearing a tallis (prayer shawl) and tefillin (phylacteries). He stands in front of the Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam. Text excerpted from Deuteronomy 6:8-9: "And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thy hand, and they shall be for frontlets between thine eyes. And thou shalt write them upon the door-posts of thy house, and upon thy gates." Etching by Jan Luyken. From Mosaize historie der Hebreeuwse kerke, Volume 3, by Willem Goeree, published Amsterdam: Willem and David Goeree.
Black-and-white engraving depicting the vestments of a Pharisee. Engraving by Johann Carl Joseph Störcklin. From Biblia, das ist: die gantze Heilige Schrifft Alten und Neuen Testaments, translated by Martin Luther, published Basel: Thurneysen.
Black-and-white engraving depicting the tallit (prayer shawl) and tefillin (phylacteries) used during prayer. 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 offset print reproduction of a boy during his bar mitzvah ceremony. From the article "The Jews in America" by Alfred Trumble, published in the August 1877 edition of Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly.