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The seven muses.

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The seven muses.
Bineteau, P. (Lithographer)

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
Women -- Clothing & dress -- Greece -- To 499
Content: Written on border: "Euterpe wearing a talaric tunic [i.e., one reaching to the ankles] and peplus (at top left). Thalia holding a crown of myrtle faces Euterpe. Calliope carries a casket, and Erato or perhaps Terpsichore stands with open arms. Polymnia carries a scroll. Urania is seated on a chair and behind her is Clio playing the double flute, a casket filled with scrolls at her feet. Musee Blacas."
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 ; sheet 32 x 34.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 03508080-c5bf-012f-07f5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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. "The seven muses." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a3e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The seven muses." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a3e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). The seven muses. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a3e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The seven muses.