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A ship.

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A ship.

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Navigation -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON NAVI-Anc
Ships -- To 499
Ship figureheads
Boats -- Assyria
Galleys (Ships)
Content: "The mast, supported by two ropes, appears to be sumounted by a box, or what is technically called a crow's nest ; which in the galleys of the Egyptians, frequently held an archer." -- from acompanying text. Printed on image: "(Khorsabad.)"
Content: Illegible signature at lower right corner.
Source note: Nineveh and its remains. (New York Putnam 1849) Layard, Austen Henry, Sir (1817-1894), Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Stain on lower left corner.
Extent: 1 print. : b ; 9 x 10 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3d7cf7c0-c5bf-012f-3598-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1849: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A ship." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6051-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A ship." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6051-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1849). A ship. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6051-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A ship.