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Title
A winged Cadmus (?)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- B-C

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-B-C
Topics
Supernatural beings
Mythology, Greek
Birds -- Mythology
Cadmus (Greek mythology)
Notes
Content: Possibly depicts the transformation of Cadmus into a dragon, or winged serpent, near the end of his life.
Content: Written on border: "A winged Cadmus, or an ichthyomorphic Ceyx, his body terminating in the tail of an eel. A palmiped or swimming bird stands among sea anemonees [sic]."
Source note: Elite des monuments céramographiques : matériaux pour l''histoire des religions et des moeurs de l''antiquité. (Paris : Leleux, 1844-1861) Lenormant, Charles (1802-1859), Author.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 23.6 x 25.8 cm
Foxing on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a26a6300-c5be-012f-d4d8-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A winged Cadmus (?)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0bfd-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. "A winged Cadmus (?)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 17, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0bfd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). A winged Cadmus (?) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0bfd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A winged Cadmus (?)