Auction 2 Eretz Israel, settlement, anti-Semitism, Holocaust and She'erit Ha-Pleita, postcards and photographs, letters by rabbis and rebbes, Judaica, and more
Tuesday, 30.7.19 (Your local time)
 Am Ve Olamo 3. beit harel, 4th floor, Jerusalem

The auction will take place on Tuesday, june 30, 2019 at 18:00 (Israel time).

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LOT 41:

Six anti-Semitic postcards mocking the Jewish "businessman." Early 20th century

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Six anti-Semitic postcards with scenes mocking the Jewish businessman and greedy Jew. Most of them are American Anti-Semitism. various Publishers and printing dates, early 20th century.

A postcard showing a Jewish merchant, on the sign of his shop, with the inscription 'Cohen' and 'pawbroker'. The Jew with a long nose and a distorted body stands in front of a counter with a local client on the other side (the economic exploitation of non-Jews by the Jews is a recurring motif in American anti-Semitic postcards). The Jew holds a clock in his hand, and the caption: 'Just to pass the time away', by Offered a low price for pledging the clock, the Jew is only wasting his time (sent by mail in 1908); A postcard showing an ugly Jew with large hands, wide legs disproportionate to the rest of the body, and of course a large nose, and the inscription SUCH A BUSINESS, which appeared in many antisemitic postcards that characterizes the obsessive Jew for money and commerce. E.B. & E. published, America, early 20th century [undivided]; A postcard showing a Jewish peddler with a distorted shape and a long nose burrowing through the garbage with a sack on his back and the caption: 'My business is picking up',  E.B. & Ee publish; A Jewish banker is holding gold coins in his hand and the inscription: 'Such a besiness', and more.

3 mailed. 2 undivided back. general condition: very fine.

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