MODERN JEWISH HISTORY

ANTI-SEMITISM POSTCARDS COLLECTION


550 ITEMS  |  100% DIGITIZED  |  0% CATALOGED

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DESCRIPTION

The holdings consist of rare individual postcards and postcard series, published and printed in multiple countries from the late 19th through the early 20th century. The illustrations are highly anti-Semitic, portraying Jews as manipulative and dangerous and promoting ridicule, expulsion, and violence. Card languages include German, French, Russian, Hungarian, Czech, and English.  

DATES

1890s – 1930s

PROVENANCE

The collection was acquired in 2005 from a New York–based antiques dealer.