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Obj. ID: 33084
Jewish printed books
  Selihot (Amsterdam, 1785)

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Name/Title
Selihot (Amsterdam, 1785) | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1785
Synagogue active dates
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Artist/ Maker
Rofe, Yohanan Levi, Baruch and Hertz, Printing House in Amsterdam
(Unknown)
Yochanan Levi Rofe was the son of printer Naftali Hertz Levi Rofe, who operated an Ashkenazic press in Amsterdam beginning in 1726. In 1770 Yochanan set up his own press in partnership with his brother-in-law Baruch and Baruch's brother. They printed in partnership (mostly prayerbooks) until 1786. Later, in 1788-1793, the press was operated by Yochanan and Baruch alone. From 1789 they printed catalogues of books for sale. From 1797 to 1827, the press operated under the ownership of Yochanan and his son Benjamin.
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Period
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Collection
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Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
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Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
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Measurements
Height
23.5 cm
Length
Width
18 cm
Depth
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Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
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Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
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Type of grave
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Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
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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
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Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
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Signature
Colophon
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Bibliography
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