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The death of Aegisthus.

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The death of Aegisthus.
Pellissier & Allen, Ph. (Platemaker)

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- N-O

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-N-O
Mythology, Greek
Daggers & swords -- To 499
Electra (Greek mythology)
Orestes (Greek mythology)
Weepers (Mourners)
Clytemnestra (Greek mythology)
Content: "From Ariccia, probably the work of a Greek sculptor living in S. Italy. (Gamle Glypto-thek, Copenhagen.) Clytemnestra, rushing forward, lays her hand on Orestes' shoulder ; Electra stands behind her exulting. The women wailing on either side may represent a Chorus." -- note in source List of Illustrations.
Content: Printed on border: "'See, I have done with him.'"
Source note: The Oresteia / translated and explained by George C.W. Warr. (New York Longmans, Green 1900) Aeschylus, Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 11 x 14.8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 089a8ca0-c5bf-012f-94ce-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The death of Aegisthus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ec2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The death of Aegisthus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ec2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1900). The death of Aegisthus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ec2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The death of Aegisthus.