Postcard with a scene of Shabbat preparations – USD 50

A postcard is showing preparations for the Shabbat evening in a middle-class Jewish family. In the foreground, servants in the kitchen prepare dishes. In the bacground we see a family – a mother is combing her daughter's hair, a father and a son are cleaning candlesticks for Shabbat candles. At the bottom, in a frame, there is an inscription "ערב שבת" (Hebrew: Shabbat evening). Next to it there is a signature – H. Goldberg.

On the reverse of the card there are calculations made with blue pencil and printed inscriptions – "postcard" in Polish, French and Russian and the name of the publishing house "Verlag Jehudia, Warschau" in German and Yiddish.

For donors from the United States*

* Support through American Friends of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Donations through AFOPM are tax deductible.

For international and Polish donors*

* Support through Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland is a partner of the "Show your love" project and one of the co-founders of the POLIN Museum. The Association is a Polish non-profit organization.

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