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Emblem of a Mercury-like figure, wrapped in apple-bearing vines, crushing a scorpion with his burning torch; the banner with emblem in Greek.

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Title
Emblem of a Mercury-like figure, wrapped in apple-bearing vines, crushing a scorpion with his burning torch; the banner with emblem in Greek.
Collection

Emblemata.]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1550 - 1599
Place: [Paris?]
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 082
Topics
Mercury (Roman deity)
Notes
Ownership: Hieronymus Albani (1504-91; became cardinal in 1570). Bought for Spencer from Georges Heilbrun, 1954.
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Notes in manuscript. Library dossier.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 31f22370-c617-012f-efa9-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1550: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Emblem of a Mercury-like figure, wrapped in apple-bearing vines, crushing a scorpion with his burning torch; the banner with emblem in Greek." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1550 - 1599. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e94c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Emblem of a Mercury-like figure, wrapped in apple-bearing vines, crushing a scorpion with his burning torch; the banner with emblem in Greek." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e94c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1550 - 1599). Emblem of a Mercury-like figure, wrapped in apple-bearing vines, crushing a scorpion with his burning torch; the banner with emblem in Greek. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e94c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Emblem of a Mercury-like figure, wrapped in apple-bearing vines, crushing a scorpion with his burning torch; the banner with emblem in Greek.