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Cartouche and Medusa's head adorn the keystones of round-arch windows.

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Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Medusa

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1889
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Topics
Medusa (Greek mythology)
Gorgons (Greek mythology)
Serpents -- Mythology
Mermaids
Heads (Anatomy)
Keystones
Zeughaus (Berlin, Germany)
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Berlin" "Ehemaliges Zeughaus" "Schlusssteine der Hinterfassade." "Das barock-und rococo-ornament. Herausgegeben von Cornelius Gurlitt". "Lichtdruck der Kunstanstalt von Ernst Wasmuth, A. -G., Berlin W."
Physical Description
Form: Collotypes ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; sheet 29.5 x 38.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: efe3aca0-c5be-012f-711b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1889: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Cartouche and Medusa's head adorn the keystones of round-arch windows." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1889. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a00-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Cartouche and Medusa's head adorn the keystones of round-arch windows." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a00-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1889). Cartouche and Medusa's head adorn the keystones of round-arch windows. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a00-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Cartouche and Medusa's head adorn the keystones of  round-arch windows.