The Jewish Synagogue. Colored Engraving.

Auction 97 | Thursday, March 31st, 2022 at 1:00pm
Boutique Sale Featuring Passover Hagadoth & Maps of Eretz Israel

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Lot 67

The Jewish Synagogue. Colored Engraving.

Dedicated to John Hough, Bishop of Worcester.


Est: $150 - $200
From: Thomas Stackhouse, ‘A New History of the Holy Bible, From the Beginning of the World to the Establishment of Christianity’, Vol. II (London, 1742), p. 1,068. A depiction the Raising of the Torah to the Congregation with men, women and children in attendance. The appearance of the scrolls, which are ‘wrapt up in embroider’d linnen’ suggests that the congregation depicted is Sephardic.