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Title
Crawford's Orpheus
Names
Crawford, Thomas, 1813 or 14-1857 (Sculptor)
Dick, Archibald L., ca. 1805-ca. 1855 (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Orpheus

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1843
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Topics
Orpheus (Greek mythology)
Lyres
Capes (Clothing)
Sculpture -- United States
Male nude in art
Cerberus (Greek mythology)
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Engraved by A. I. Dick, from the original drawing by the sculptor. Rome. 1840"--lettered on image.
Source note: Source information not available.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 18 x 15.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 178c48a0-c5bf-012f-b41e-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

  • 1843: Created
  • 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. "Crawford's Orpheus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1843. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f02-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. "Crawford's Orpheus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f02-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1843). Crawford's Orpheus Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f02-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Crawford's Orpheus