Monday, May 7, 2012

Braginsky Collection Update

For those who missed this on H-Judaic last week. Subject: Braginsky Collection of Hebrew manuscripts and printed books: new German website From: Schrijver, Emile Subject: Braginsky Collection: new German website The fourth exhibition of the private Braginsky Collection of Hebrew manuscripts and printed books, in the Landesmuseum in Zurich, Switzerland, closed on 11 March 2012. The exhibition is now available on the fantastic new German website by Ardon Bar-Hama in which all books, ketubbot and megillot can be seen and in which each showcase and each item is fully clickable. It also contains the splendid Israel Museum film on the making of Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, which should be part of every class on Hebrew book making: The exhibition was a cooperation of the Landesmuseum in Zurich and the Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana, Special Collections, University of Amsterdam. The new site contains 25 items that cannot be seen on

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