“Photographs After Ten Drawings of Jewish Ceremonials”

AUCTION 14 | Tuesday, November 13th, 2001 at 1:00
Important Hebrew Printed Books and Manuscripts From the Library of the London Beth Din

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Lot 417

“Photographs After Ten Drawings of Jewish Ceremonials”

Ten photographic illustrations, laid onto board Sheets trace foxed (not affecting images), each sheet titled in pencil. Housed in original portfolio, gently rubbed at edges, re-backed. Folio cf. Rubens no.637-46

London: c. 1862

Est: $2,000 - $3,000
A MOST SCARCE PORTFILIO, ILLUSTRATING JEWISH LIFE, FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THIS FINE ANGLO-JEWISH ARTIST. Rubens records only a later series of ten wood engravings from the original drawings published in Once a Week, 9th August 1862 and The Leisure Hour, 1866