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De hadj in honderd voorwerpen

By Luitgard Mols, Amsterdam 2013 (Dutch).

 

Published to accompany the 2013-2014 exhibition about the pilgrimage to Mecca in the 'Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde,' the ethnography museum in Leiden, the Netherlands, where is also the country's oldest university. The hajj is explained with photographs of 100 objects by the exihibition's curator and 'islamic arts' expert dr. Luitgard Mols.

 

Collections from which the objects came are:

Leiden University, Special Collections : 16

Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde : 16

Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art : 41

Victoria and Albert Museum : 3

Wereldmuseum Rotterdam : 1

[British] Royal Geographical Society : 1

[Rotterdam] Maritime Museum : 1

Private collection Leiden : 1

The British Museum : 5

Gemeentemuseum : 1

National Library of France : 1

Private collection London : 1

Private collection Basma Alsulaiman : 2

Athr Gallery : 1

Tropenmuseum : 3

[Uppsala] University Library : 1

Greenbox Museum of Contemp. Art from Saudi Arabia : 1

Benaki Museum : 2

Collection Khaled Hafez : 2

The contemporary artworks from Saudi Arabia in the book have the numbers:

39. Road to Makkah by Abdulnasser Gharem (2011)

41. Magnetism by Ahmed Mater (2011)

53. We waren allen broeders by Ayman Yossri Daydhan (2010)

54. Golden Hour by Ahmed Mater (2011)

64. Muzdalifa bij nacht by Reem Al Faisal (2001).

 

September 8, 2017.