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Obj. ID: 12918
Jewish Architecture
  Great Synagogue in Kuldīga, Latvia - documentation of 2008

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Kravtsov, Sergey, 2008
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Name/Title
Great Synagogue in Kuldīga, documentation of 2008 | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
1875
Active dates
Until WWII
Reconstruction dates
After 1945, 2011 into library
Artist/ Maker
Unknown
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Latvia | Kurzeme | Kuldīga
| 1905 gada St.
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
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Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Iconographical Subject
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Textual Content
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Languages of inscription
Unknown
Shape / Form
Unknown
Material / Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
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Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
Length
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Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Library
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
A (Good)
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
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
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Sources

CJA documentation; Pinkas hakehilot: Latviyah ve-estoniyah (Jerusalem, 1988), p. 220, ill. on p. 219;

Latvia: Synagogues and Rabbis, 1918-1940 (Riga, 2004), p. 105 with ills.;

Rossiiskaia evreiskaia entsiklopediia (Moscow), vol. 5 - 2004 p. 234;

www.edwardvictor.com/Kuldiga.htm with ills;

www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/Kuldiga/kuldigaphotos.htm with ills;

Menahem Barkahan, Rita Bogdanova & Meyer Meler, Latvia: Synagogues, Jewish Cemeteries, Burial Places of the Holocaust Victims. Map of Memorable Places of Jewish History (Riga, 2005);

Vladimir Likhodedov, Synagogues (Minsk, 2007), ill. 406 on p. 208

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The following information on this monument will be completed:
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