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Socrates and his son.

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Socrates and his son.

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Greeks -- To 499
Philosophers -- To 499
Young adults
Content: Socrates was a Greek philosopher who developed the Socratic method of instruction. His philosophies appear in the writings of Plato. He was accused of impiety, imprisoned and condemned. He died by drinking hemlock in 399 B.C.
Content: Artist monogram at lower left corner of image. Written on border: "1878-1891." "470? - 399 B.C."
Source note: Chatterbox. (Boston : L.C. Page Co. Inc., 1877-1899).
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 21.6 x 15.4 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 68ecf800-c5bf-012f-9814-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Socrates and his son." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ea6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Socrates and his son." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ea6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1891). Socrates and his son. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ea6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Socrates and his son.