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Chelys or lyre from a vase in the British Museum, where also are fragments of such an instrument, the back of which is of shell ; Tortoise-shell lyre from a Greek vase in Munich ; Egyptian cithara now at Berlin.

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Chelys or lyre from a vase in the British Museum, where also are fragments of such an instrument, the back of which is of shell ; Tortoise-shell lyre from a Greek vase in Munich ; Egyptian cithara now at Berlin.

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Title
Chelys or lyre from a vase in the British Museum, where also are fragments of such an instrument, the back of which is of shell ; Tortoise-shell lyre from a Greek vase in Munich ; Egyptian cithara now at Berlin.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Music -- Lyre

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1911
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MUSIC-Lyr
Topics
lyres
Musical instruments
Music -- To 499
Cithara
Notes
Content: Includes additional text.
Source note: The Encyclopaedia Britannica : a dictionary of arts, sciences literature and general information. (Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 1911).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19 x 18.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1965486
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17487565
Barcode: 33333159454129
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 328849c0-c558-012f-d169-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1911: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Chelys or lyre from a vase in the British Museum, where also are fragments of such an instrument, the back of which is of shell ; Tortoise-shell lyre from a Greek vase in Munich ; Egyptian cithara now at Berlin." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1911. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-6dd5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Chelys or lyre from a vase in the British Museum, where also are fragments of such an instrument, the back of which is of shell ; Tortoise-shell lyre from a Greek vase in Munich ; Egyptian cithara now at Berlin." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-6dd5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1911). Chelys or lyre from a vase in the British Museum, where also are fragments of such an instrument, the back of which is of shell ; Tortoise-shell lyre from a Greek vase in Munich ; Egyptian cithara now at Berlin. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-6dd5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Chelys or lyre from a vase in the British Museum, where also are fragments of such an instrument, the back of which is of shell ; Tortoise-shell lyre from a Greek vase in Munich ; Egyptian cithara now at Berlin.