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The Fates.

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Names
Hess, Selmar (Publisher)
Payne, A. H. (Albert Henry) (1812-1902) (Engraver)
Salviati, Francesco (1510-1563) (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Fates

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Fat
Topics
Older people -- Women
Spinning
Mythology
Thread
Scissors & shears
Fatalism
Fates (Mythology)
Genres
Reproductive prints
Notes
Statement of Responsibility: Printed on border: "Michel Angelo pinxt." "Pal. Pitti, Florence." "A. H. Payne sc." "Selmar Hess Publisher, New York."

Content : The Fates were three goddesses who decided human destiny; Clotho (Nona in Roman mythology) spun the thread of life, Lachesis (Decuma) measured how long it would be, and Atropos (Morta) cut the thread with shears.

Source note: A pictorial history of the world''s great nations, from the earliest dates to the present time. (New York : Hess, c1882) Yonge, Charlotte Mary (1823-1901), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Steel engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 25.9 x 17.6 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: bfe4bbe0-c5be-012f-9184-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1882: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Fates." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c69-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Fates." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c69-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1882). The Fates. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c69-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Fates.