Eight suggested methods for raising the obelisk.

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Title
Eight suggested methods for raising the obelisk.
Names
Bonifacio, Natale (1538-1592) (Engraver)
Fontana, Domenico (1543-1607) (Author)
Basa, Domenico (fl. 1579-1596) (Publisher)
Collection

Della trasportatione dell'obelisco vaticano et delle fabriche di nostro signore papa Sisto V fatte dal cavallier Domenico Fontana, architetto di Sva Santita, libro primo.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1590
Place: Roma
Publisher: Domenico Basa
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: Parsons *KB+ 1590 (Fontana, D. Della Trasportatione Dell' Obelisco Vaticano)
Topics
Sixtus V, Pope, 1520-1590
Hoisting machinery
Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano
Obelisks
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Three of the plates are numbered 66 secondo, 75 secondo and 76 primo. Plate 65 is double and pl. 75 secondo is a folded plate of three leaves.
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 42 x 27 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13797212
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d661fe40-c6db-012f-4f43-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1538: Creator Born
  • 1590: Issued
  • 1592: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Eight suggested methods for raising the obelisk." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1590. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-8563-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Eight suggested methods for raising the obelisk." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-8563-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1590). Eight suggested methods for raising the obelisk. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-8563-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Eight suggested methods for raising the obelisk.