IN THE MUSEUMS : Musée Nissim de Camondo 

Two prayer books for Rosh Hashana and for Yom Kippur.

Published in 1836 by Anton Von Schmid.

Provenance: Gift of the Kraemer Family
Location: Nissim de Camondo Museum, Paris

Deux livres de Prières pour Rosh Hachana et pour Yom Kippour. Édités en 1836 par Anton Von Schmid. Provenance : Don (rétrocession) de la Famille Kraemer

The Kraemer family wanted to ensure that the Jewish origins of the Camondo family could be represented somewhere. They found in a sale these two prayer books for Rosh Hashanah and for Yom Kippur, published in 1836 in Vienna (Austria) and bound three years later in Constantinople (now Istanbul) in full red leatherette sheepskin, mosaic on each board with two central medallions and four green spandrels.
On the lace and golden inscriptions, we can distinguish in Hebrew and Latin letters the name of Abraham Salomon Kamondo.

These two books appear today in the memory room alongside the family photos and the genealogical table.
An explanation for the visitor of the fate of the Camondo family, who disappeared in Auschwitz.

Based on the book “The Last of the Camondo” by Pierre Assouline.