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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
UUID: 03508080-c5bf-012f-07f5-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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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 November 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a3e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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

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The seven muses.