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Zeus, thunderbolts in hand, rides through the heavens on an eagle.

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Title
Zeus, thunderbolts in hand, rides through the heavens on an eagle.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Jupiter

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1862-10-10
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-Jup
Topics
Jupiter (Roman deity)
Zeus (Greek deity)
Lightning
Winds
Eagles -- Mythology
Flying
Genres
Art reproductions
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Iuppiter aetherea summa dominator in arci".
Reproduction of an engraving by Giovanni Jacopo Caraglio after Rosso Fiorentino.
Source note: L''art pour tous : encyclopedie de l''art industriel et decoratif. (Paris : A. Morel Cie, 1861-1906).
Physical Description
Photoengravings
Printed on image border: "N. Comte" [i.e., Neographie Comte, an early photomechanical relief printing process named after its inventor, X. F. Comte.]
Extent: 1 print : b ; 22 x 11 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e179b660-c5be-012f-4da0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1862: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Zeus, thunderbolts in hand, rides through the heavens on an eagle." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862-10-10. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c31-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Zeus, thunderbolts in hand, rides through the heavens on an eagle." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c31-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1862-10-10). Zeus, thunderbolts in hand, rides through the heavens on an eagle. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c31-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Zeus, thunderbolts in hand,  rides through the heavens on an eagle.