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Facts About Finger-Rings.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Jewelry -- Ring

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1865
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC JEWE-Rin
Content: Title from folder.
Content: Printed on border: "Chap. III. (continued) -- modern rings. Allusion has already been made to the custom of using rings as receptacles for relics or poisons. The most famed belonged to Caesar Borgia, son of Pope Alexander VI., both adepts in poisoning; a grasp from the hand wearing this ring ensured a very slow, but certain, death ; it contained a virulent poison, which found vent through a small spike, pressed out by a spring when the hand was grasped..." Written on border: "June 1865" Includes additional text.
Source note: Art journal. Virtue Co., 1839-1912).
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1955054
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17477189
Barcode: 33333159420344
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c0274830-c556-012f-705b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1865: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Facts About Finger-Rings." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1865. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-25a3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Facts About Finger-Rings." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-25a3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1865). Facts About Finger-Rings. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-25a3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Facts About Finger-Rings.