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A complete and authentic issue of Harper’s Weekly, May 14, 1870, 16pp., disbound, VG. From the interior is presented a 3/5 page engraving with accompaning text describing the new Central Jewish Synagogue in London. Sir Anthony de Rothschild led a meeting to approve the project and form a building committee. N.S. Joseph was appointed architect, and “the style of the building agreed upon was Moresque” (Shine). The foundation stone was laid by Baron Lionel de Rothschild on March 18, 1869, and the building at Nos. 133-141 Great Portland Street was completed in 1870. At the consecration of this new building on April 7, the Ark was opened by an eighty-five year old Sir Moses Montefiore, and the ceremony led by Chief Rabbi Adler.
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Consecration of a Jewish Synagogue

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Estimate: $50 - $100
Auction closed on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
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