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Title
Hercules and Atlas
Names
Crane, Walter, 1845-1915 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Hercules

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Her
Topics
Heracles (Greek mythology)
Mythology
Lifting & carrying
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Atlas (Greek deity)
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Hercules approaches the Titan Atlas, who is seen supporting the heavens on his shoulders.
Source note: Wonder book for girls boys. With 60 designs by Walter Crane. (Boston Houghton Mifflin 1910) Crane, Walter (1845-1915), Illustrator. Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864), Author.
Physical Description
Chromolithographs
Extent: 17.5 x 10.6 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9d04e00-c5be-012f-e50c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1845: Creator Born
  • 1892: Issued
  • 1915: Creator Died
  • 2020: 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. "Hercules and Atlas" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c85-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. "Hercules and Atlas" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c85-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1892). Hercules and Atlas Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c85-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hercules and Atlas