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Ulysses ploughing the sea shore.

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Title
Ulysses ploughing the sea shore.
Names
Hardy, Heywood (1842-1933) (Artist)
Cousen, Charles (1819-1889) (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Book illustrations -- Homer -- Odyssey

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1888
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BOOK-Hom-O
Topics
Homer. Odyssey
Plows
Odysseus (Greek mythology)
Telemachus (Greek mythology)
Genres
Reproductive prints
Notes
Content: In order to avoid going to fight in the the Trojan war, Odysseus pretends to be insane, ploughing his field but sowing salt instead of seed. His ploy is revealed when Palamedes places Telemachus, Odysseus' infant son, in front of the plough, and Odysseus swerves to avoid killing him.
Source note: Art and artists of our time. (New York : Selmar Hess, 1888) Cook, Clarence (1828-1900), Author.
Physical Description
Steel engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 20.5 x 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ea403fe0-c5bd-012f-b19f-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

  • 1842: Creator Born
  • 1888: Issued
  • 1933: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ulysses ploughing the sea shore." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1888. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fe8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ulysses ploughing the sea shore." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fe8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1888). Ulysses ploughing the sea shore. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fe8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Ulysses ploughing the sea shore.