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Ulysses ploughing the sea shore.

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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
Form: Steel engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 20.5 x 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: ea403fe0-c5bd-012f-b19f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1842: Creator Born
  • 1888: Issued
  • 1933: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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 August 1, 2015. 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

Wikipedia Citation

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Ulysses ploughing the sea shore.