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The Torments Of Hell.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Heaven And Hell

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 187-?
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC HEAV
Punishment & torture
Content : Printed on border: "The Latin inscriptions in this engraving may be translated as follows : at the top, 'The worm which feeds on the ungodly man shall never die, and the fire that devours him shall never be quenched' in the centre, 'Jews ; Men of war' beneath, 'Monk ; Lucifer, or Satan.' --fac-simile of a miniature from the 'Hortus Deliciarum,' a celebrated manuscript of the twelfth century, executed at the Convent of Hohemburg in the time of the Abbess Herrade de Landsberg; destroyed in the fire of the Strasburg Library during the Prussian bombardment, Sept. 24th, 1870. Reprinted from Count de Bastard's great work."

Source note: Military and religions life in the Middle Ages and at the period of the Renaissance. Bickers, Son [187-?]) Kellerhoven, Franz (ca. 1814-1872), Illustrator. Jacob, P. L. (1806-1884), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1995390
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17515980
Barcode : 33333159483334
UUID: f0c33530-c553-012f-5a06-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 187: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Torments Of Hell." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 187-?. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-376c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Torments Of Hell." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-376c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (187-?). The Torments Of Hell. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-376c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Torments Of Hell.