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"The Form of Daily Prayers", 1857

 Item
Identifier: B404.01.0001.00001

Overview

Prayer Book, "The Form of Daily Prayers: According to the Custom of the German and Polish Jews". Cover is enamel in blue and white, ivory, and brass with a brass clasp. End sheets are red and gold floral pattern and there is an inscription in the front of the book, Yiddish written in Hebraic script "A Present from Avraham Shimon Berlin To Hellman Chaim Wasserman On his Bar Mitzvah"

Dates

  • Publication: 1857

Language of Materials

Hebrew, Yiddish and English

Biographical / Historical

Was a gift to donor’s husband’s father, Hellman Chaim Wasserman (born 1908) on his Bar Mitzvah in 1921. Family emigrated to the United States during the 1850s-1870s, first in New York and Pennsylvania and later Denver.

Extent

1 items ; 4 3/4" H x 3 3/4" W x 1 5/8" D

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: one prayer book

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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