In its heyday between 1870 and the First World War, the luxury paper industry produced an abundance of items "for the pampered audience." Decorated place cards from personal estates, nostalgic paper cutouts depicting Jewish customs and festivals in lavishly printed color, and extravagantly embossed, stamped, mounted, and folded greeting cards offer us many insights into a time when filigree stationary was seen as a sign of cultural progress.
Fürs verwöhnte Publikum.
Von Neujahrsgrüßen und anderen
Kostbarkeiten aus Papier
("For the Pampered Audience"
From the Series “Testimonies
from the Jewish Museum Berlin” )
120 pages with over 60 color illustrations,
in German only
for the Jewish Museum Berlin
Groothuis, Lohfert, Consorten
You can order this publication by contacting:
T +49 (0)30 259 93 410
F +49 (0)30 259 93 409
Book Series: Zeitzeugnisse (Testimonies) from the Jewish Museum Berlin (7)
Zeitzeugnisse (Testimonies) from the Jewish Museum Berlin
Objects and documents from our collections bring to life specific periods, topics, and experiences from German-Jewish history.
Jewish Forced Laborers at Ehrich & Graetz
Book about forced labor at the metal and electric goods manufacturer in Berlin's Treptow district
Built of Contradictions
The Diary of Gertrud Bleichröder from the Year 1888
"Dem Deutschen Volke" (To the German People)
The Story of the Loevy Bronze Foundry (Exhibition Publication)
"For the Pampered Audience"
Easy as that
Jewish Childhood and Youth in Germany after 1945
"Unafraid": En Route to Palestine
En Route to Palestine – Tereska Torres's Film Diary from 1947