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Title
Hermes and Herse
Names
Fourquemin (fl. 1835-1853) (Lithographer)
Housselin, Alexis Louis Pierre (Etcher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Mercury

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-Mer
Topics
Mercury (Roman deity)
Hermes (Greek deity)
Herse (Greek mythology)
Decoration and ornament -- Plant Forms -- Greece
Genres
Lithographs
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Mercury with his caduceus walks arm in arm with Hersé who carries a calanthus, or basket. The plants on either side are a flowering rose and a species of laurel. Naples Museum."
Source note: Elite des monuments céramographiques : matériaux pour l''histoire des religions et des moeurs de l''antiquité. (Paris : Leleux, 1844-1861) Lenormant, Charles (1802-1859), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; image 11 x 16 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f2b6df10-c5be-012f-7b18-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1835: Creator Born
  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1853: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hermes and Herse" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a09-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hermes and Herse" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a09-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Hermes and Herse Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a09-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hermes and Herse