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Hannibal's army crossing the Alps with the aid of elephants

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Title
Hannibal's army crossing the Alps with the aid of elephants
Additional title: Elephant caravan transporting soldiers riding in howdahs
Names
Amman, Jost, 1539-1591 (Printmaker)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Animals -- Elephant

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1556
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Ele
Topics
Elephants
Armies
Howdahs
African elephant
Punic wars
Hannibal, 247-182 B.C.
Carthage (Extinct city) -- History
Rome History Republic, 265-30 B.C
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Includes additional text in Latin.
Source note: De expugnatione Scodrensi, Marini Barletii, Scodrensis sacerdotis, de Scodrensi obsidione, et expugnatione, liber tertius. (Basilea: Apud Ioannem Oporinum, 1556 (?)) Barleti, Marin (ca. 1460-1512 or 13), Author.
Physical Description
Woodcuts
Extent: Sheet 31 x 20 cm (12 1/4 x 7 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Barcode: 33333159387832
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): be1ff870-c534-012f-6e03-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1539: Creator Born
  • 1556: Issued
  • 1591: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hannibal's army crossing the Alps with the aid of elephants" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1556. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-4287-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hannibal's army crossing the Alps with the aid of elephants" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-4287-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1556). Hannibal's army crossing the Alps with the aid of elephants Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-4287-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Hannibal's army crossing the Alps with the aid of elephants