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The Resource Letters to Camondo, Edmund de Waal

Letters to Camondo, Edmund de Waal

Label
Letters to Camondo
Title
Letters to Camondo
Statement of responsibility
Edmund de Waal
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Tragic family history told in a collection of imaginary letters to a famed collector, Moise de Camondo"--
  • The Camondos were a Jewish family from Constantinople who made their home in Paris in the 1870s and became philanthropists, art collectors, and fixtures of Belle Époque high society. They were also targets of antisemitism, much like de Waal's relations, the Ephrussi family, to whom they were connected. Eventually, the Camondos were murdered by the Nazis. After de Waal, a ceramic artist, was invited to make an exhibition in the Camondo house, he began to write letters to Moise de Camondo. These fifty letters are deeply personal reflections on assimilation, melancholy, family, art, the vicissitudes of history, and the value of memory. -- adapted from Amazon info
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Waal, Edmund
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • De Waal, Edmund
  • Camondo, Moïse de
  • Camondo family
  • Musée Nissim de Camondo
  • Camondo family
  • Camondo, Moïse de
  • De Waal, Edmund
  • Musée Nissim de Camondo
  • Imaginary letters
  • Art
  • Jewish capitalists and financiers
  • ART / General
  • Art
  • Imaginary letters
  • Jewish capitalists and financiers
  • France
Label
Letters to Camondo, Edmund de Waal
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1198217999
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780374603489
Lccn
2020055319
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 300
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)1198217999
Label
Letters to Camondo, Edmund de Waal
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1198217999
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
182 pages
Isbn
9780374603489
Lccn
2020055319
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 300
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)1198217999

Library Locations

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      5 Monument Square, Portland, ME, 04101, US
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