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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-27

Ornamented bags of the Judah L. Magnes Museum (1984), by Ruth Eis http://fb.me/RLZJ0Pq2 # Another legacy publication by Ruth Eis, founding Judaica Curator of the Judah L. Magnes Museum, available in… http://fb.me/Q6dwym2J # We are beginning to make the old Magnes catalogs available digitally. They represent an amazing legacy, and are… http://fb.me/W5D6U7Ps # Installation video: [...]

Confluence: A Newsletter of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (Winter 2011)

Open publication – Free publishing – More uc berkeley

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-20

Sculptor Victor Ries, 103, honored in Oakland as a living treasure | J. Jewish News Weekly of Northern California http://bit.ly/hLxlh6 # See what Francesco Spagnolo has been up to, preparing to launch a digital catalog for our upcoming exhibition,… http://fb.me/vLmR1dCp # Judaica at the Smithsonian, Cultural Politics as Cultural Model, by G. Cohen Grossman & [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-13

I, Lara Michels, spent the past week getting the San Francisco Jewish Community Center records ready for access at… http://fb.me/RBg3QxDg # Memories of Jewish foodways in San Francisco, California (parts 2-10) http://fb.me/Fu4jJNnK # Memories of Jewish foodways in San Francisco, California (part 1) http://fb.me/KuWlAz4X # Jewish Delicatessen in San Francisco, since the year 5771 of [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-06

http://fb.me/UpaYNfeT # Remembering Professor William M. Brinner (1924-2011) | The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life http://bit.ly/ffNpuK # Come to "Opening: Gained in Translation. Jews, Germany, California circa 1849" Wednesday, March 2 from 5:00 pm to… http://fb.me/uPC150yA # Published Gained in Translation – Opening Invitation 2011 on Scribd http://scr.bi/fa3huV #readcast # Published Gained in [...]

Nahl Brothers in the Magnes collection

I encountered the above portraits while processing the Glazier family papers.  They were done by the Nahl Brothers in 1869 in San Francisco.  The subjects are probably Simon and Clara Glazier. The Nahl Brothers were important artists of the Gold Rush era and painted many portraits of life in the California gold mines. They also [...]