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Two athletes playing a game with sticks joined by a twisted thong.

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Names
Masquelier, N .F. (Engraver)
Chasselat, Charles Abraham (1782-1843) (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Games -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1789 - 1819
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Topics
Athletes
Sports -- Greece -- To 499
Notes
Content : Written on border: "Two athletes [twist] batons tightened by a cord, until one side lets go"

Source note: Tableaux, statues, bas-reliefs et camées de la Galerie de Florence et du Palais Pitti. (Paris : Masquelier, 1789-1819) Mongez (1747-1835), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Copper engravings ( Art and Architecture Thesaurus )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19.5 x 20 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 3d3acad0-c5be-012f-b2f6-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1789: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Two athletes playing a game with sticks joined by a twisted thong." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789 - 1819. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0bd9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Two athletes playing a game with sticks joined by a twisted thong." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0bd9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1789 - 1819). Two athletes playing a game with sticks joined by a twisted thong. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0bd9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Two athletes playing a game with sticks joined by a twisted thong.