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A Catalogue of Wall Paintings in Central and East European Synagogues
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Great Synagogue in Siemiatycze, .
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Object Detail
Date
1797
Artist/ Maker
Community
Location
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Period
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Period Detail
Collection
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Category
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Material/Technique
Material Sdivucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Subgroup
Hallmark Identification
Hallmark Group Classification
Hallmark Reference
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Condition
Biography
Bibliography
Bergman, Eleonora and Jan Jagelski, Zachowane synagogi i domy modlitwy w Polsce. Katalog. (Warsaw, 1996), p. 120 with ill.;
Tomasz Wisniewski, Jewish Bialystok and Surroundings in Eastern Poland: A Guide for Yesterday and Today (Ipswich, Massachusetts, 1998), p. 99-100 with ill.;
Przemysław Burchard, Pamiątki i zabytki kultury Żydowskiej w Polsce (Warszawa, 1990), p. 63;
Tomasz Wisniewski, Synagogues and Jewish Communities in the Bialystok Region: Jewish Life in Eastern Europe before 1939 = Bóżnice Białostocczyny: Hearthland of the Jewish Life - Synagogues and Jewish Communities in Białystok Region (Bialystok, 1992), p. 186-7 with ill.; ill. on p. 68, 70;
Vladimir Likhodedov, Synagogues (Minsk, 2007), ill. 381 on p. 196;
Evreiskaia Starina, 1911, p. 563 - 567;
http://www.sztetl.org.pl/pl/article/siemiatycze/11,synagogi-domy-modlitwy-i-inne/9397,synagoga-w-siemiatyczach/
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Volume
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Photographer
Photograph Date
2015
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Description

According to a histori interior photograph, the prayer hall was decorated with wall paintings. On the eastern wall, flanking the Torah ark, the figures of lions, vases and musical instruments were depicted. Decoration of other walls is unknown.