Purim Charity Collection Plaque

Description (Brief):

Giving is a fundamental part of many religions. These plaques were used during Purim, a Jewish holiday. Purim traditions include donating funds to charity, often through Jewish organizations.

Date Made: late 19th - early 20th century

Location: Currently not on view

Religion Association: JudaismSubject: Holidays and Celebrations, general

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See more items in: Home and Community Life: Religion, Giving in America, Religion

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Credit Line: Gift of Henry S. Hartogensis

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CL.314494Accession Number: 65066Catalog Number: 314494

Object Name: plaque

Physical Description: metal, sheet (overall material)paint (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7.1 cm x 13.4 cm; 2 25/32 in x 5 9/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-6507-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_659560

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