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The King's libation

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Names
J. S. Virtue and Co. (Publisher)
Rivière, Briton (1840-1920) (Artist)
Murray, Charles Olivier (1842-1923) (Etcher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Sacrifice

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON SAC
Topics
Incense
Libations
Sacrifices
Assyrians
Altars
Rites & ceremonies -- Assyria
Lion hunting -- Assyria
Kings -- Assyria
Nimrod (Biblical figure)
Genres
Reproductive prints
Notes
Content : Assyrian monarch, possibly Nimrod, pours a libation of wine over his hunting conquests before an altar to the gods.

Statement of Responsibility: "The Art Journal, London, J.S. Virtue & Co. Ltd."--printed on border.
Physical Description
Form: Etchings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 20 x 26 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: ad2fffd0-c5bf-012f-ac9d-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The King's libation" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5511-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The King's libation" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5511-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1897). The King's libation Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5511-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The King's libation