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Greek mythological figures.

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Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology (General)

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT
Topics
Decoration and ornament -- Animal forms
Centaurs
Mercury (Roman deity)
Venus (Roman deity)
Aphrodite (Greek deity)
Hermes (Greek deity)
Genres
Lithographs -- Color
Notes
Content : Based on their clothing or attributes, the second figure from the left may be Mercury (Greek Hermes), identified by his broad-brimmed traveller's hat, while the person at the far right may be Venus (Greek Aphrodite), holding her symbolic mirror.

Content: Victorian era (?) illustration done in ancient Greek style shows a gathering of deities (and a centaur) above a lower panel depicting squids or cuttlefish with a sea shell in the center.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 21 x 46 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 90559b50-c5be-012f-701b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Greek mythological figures." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Greek mythological figures." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Greek mythological figures. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Greek mythological figures.