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Melpomene, muse of tragedy.

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Melpomene, muse of tragedy.
Bineteau, P. (Lithographer)
Rey, A. (Delineator)

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Muses

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-Mus
Muses (Greek deities)
Goddesses -- Greek
Masks -- Greek
Content: Written on border: "Melpomene, Muse of Tragedy, wears a bandelette and wreath of flowers and holds a mask and a basket of offerings. Beside her is a column or cippus and ar her feet a laurel branch. Louvre."
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 22.5 x 18.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 02b4f3b0-c5bf-012f-c83a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Melpomene, muse of tragedy." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a3c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Melpomene, muse of tragedy." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a3c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Melpomene, muse of tragedy. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a3c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Melpomene, muse of tragedy.