Painting of the First Rabbi of Beth-El Congregation, Rabbi Solomon Philo

Description:

Painting of the first rabbi of Beth-El Congregation, Rabbi Solomon Philo (1842-1923). Hired on probation for $100 a month, he served the congregation for its first four months, from September through December of 1902. In the painting, he is a bearded man with white hair and waxed mustache studying from a book on a table in front of him. He wears a dark suit with a bow tie and black skull cap. There are two rings on his fingers and he is leaning on the table.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Beth-El Congregation Archives
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 122
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: April 25, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Painting of the first rabbi of Beth-El Congregation, Rabbi Solomon Philo (1842-1923). Hired on probation for $100 a month, he served the congregation for its first four months, from September through December of 1902. In the painting, he is a bearded man with white hair and waxed mustache studying from a book on a table in front of him. He wears a dark suit with a bow tie and black skull cap. There are two rings on his fingers and he is leaning on the table.

Physical Description:

One painting, color: 5.0 in. X 7.0 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Paintings | Elderly | Jewish | Jewish Men | Jewelry | Rings | Hats | Suits | Bow Ties | Neckties | Mustaches | Beards | Old Men
Partner:
Beth-El Congregation Archives
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 0037
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38749
Resource Type: Artwork
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public