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[Charms and incantations].

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Charms and incantations].

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1830 (Approximate)
Place: [S.l.]
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: **P (Ms. Heb. 221)
Manuscripts, Hebrew
Amulets (Judaism)
Incantations, Hebrew
Content: Manuscript, on paper. Magical charms and incantations for a range of purposes, especially pregnancy. Includes several diagrams, among them a humanoid form, titled "Kameʻa le-marʼin". Some of the instructions in Yiddish. Bound out of order. Paper watermarked 1829. On first page,statement of ownership by Mordechai M. M. Epstein, and thenames of his four children. Binding embossed: Property of Dr. Elia C. Epstein, May 1939, Los Angeles, Calif.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16146338
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cf5a2db0-c602-012f-4242-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1830: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "[Charms and incantations]." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1830. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/890548c5-d873-df63-e040-e00a18060489

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "[Charms and incantations]." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/890548c5-d873-df63-e040-e00a18060489

APA Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1830). [Charms and incantations]. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/890548c5-d873-df63-e040-e00a18060489

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[Charms and incantations].