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Layard, Austen Henry, Sir (1817-1894) (Author)

monuments of Nineveh, from drawings made on the spot. By Austen Henry Layard, Esq., D.C.L. Illustrated in one hundred plates.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849
Place: London
Publisher: J. Murray
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: *OCM+++ (Layard, A. H. Monuments of Nineveh)
Sphinxes -- Assyria
Gates -- Assyria
colored lithograph
Content: Added t.-p., illustrated in colors.
Content: "The ornaments and colors have been selected from the sculptures, and from the decorations in the painted chambers, discovered at Nimroud. The design is, of course, arbitrary, but it will serve to convey an idea of the probable nature and arrangement of the colors used by the Assyrians" (Description, p. 1)
Physical Description
Extent: 56 x 38 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 5227658
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14308486
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 99d1b1f0-c6cb-012f-cc0b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1817: Creator Born
  • 1849: Issued
  • 1894: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Frontispiece." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-46e3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Frontispiece." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-46e3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. (1849). Frontispiece. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-46e3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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