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The fall of Babylon.

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Names
Martin, John, 1789-1854 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Babylonia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: unknown
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BABYL
Topics
Babylonians (People) -- To 499
Euphrates River Valley
Clouds
Lightning
Historic gardens
Babylon (Extinct city) --
Babel, Tower of
Roof gardens
Campaigns & battles -- To 499
Genres
Reconstructions
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "From Martin's print." Written on border: "Martin, John."

Content: English artist John Martin's version of the fall of Babylon to the forces of Cyrus the Persian king interprets the scene as a miracle, and is done in a grandiose style which imbues the event with symbolically biblical overtones.
Physical Description
Form: Engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Note: Foxing on image border.Condition
Extent: 1 print : b ; 18.4 x 27.1 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: bca00e00-c5bd-012f-6253-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • : Issued
  • 1789: Creator Born
  • 1854: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The fall of Babylon." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. unknown. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5da9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The fall of Babylon." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 7, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5da9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (unknown). The fall of Babylon. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5da9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The fall of Babylon.