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[Floating Star, Interior of Beth-El Congregation Sanctuary]

Description:

Photograph of the floating star which was suspended from the ceiling as part of the interior design of the sanctuary when Beth-El was rebuilt in 1948 after the 1946 fire. The interior designer was the Hungarian-American architect Erno Fabry.

Creator(s): Joe Weisberg
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Creation Date: 1948
Partner(s):
Beth-El Congregation Archives
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 43
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Photographer):
Joe Weisberg

"Photo by Joe Weisberg, Wedgway Drive, Fort Worth"

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1948
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1948  
Description:

Photograph of the floating star which was suspended from the ceiling as part of the interior design of the sanctuary when Beth-El was rebuilt in 1948 after the 1946 fire. The interior designer was the Hungarian-American architect Erno Fabry.

Note:

The Hungarian-born designer Erno Fabry designed the building interior. At the same time, he was redesigning Meacham's downtown department store. The kidney-shaped depression in the ceiling is reminiscent of that store's mezzanine.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 25 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): temples | Judaism | Jewish community
Contributor(s):
  • Designer : Fabry, Erno Designed interior of the temple.
Partner:
Beth-El Congregation Archives
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: BEA-PIX-BLD2-INT-001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth188536
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
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