Auction 85 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Rabbi Chaim Berlin – Photograph by Tzadok Bassan

Opening: $300
Sold for: $1,750
Including buyer's premium

Photograph of R. Chaim Berlin, by Tzadok Bassan. [Jerusalem, 1906-1912].
Photograph mounted on card; gilt inscription: "Z. Bassan Photograph Jerusalem" (Hebrew and English).
R. Chaim Berlin (1832-1912), foremost Torah scholar in his generation and an illustrious Torah figure in Lithuania and Jerusalem. Eldest son of the Netziv of Volozhin.
Photograph: 15.5X21 cm. Good Condition. Blemishes to edges. Card mount: 27X33 cm. Fair condition. Dampstains, tears (with loss) and cracks.

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Jewish Ceremonial Art, Graphic Art