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Title
Discovery of the gigantic head
Names
Richardson, James H., fl. 1848-1880 (Wood engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Archaeology

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON ARCH
Topics
Sculpture -- Assyria
Assyria -- Antiquities & archaeological sites
Archaeology
Arabs
Antiquities
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Excavation 1845-47 Assyria."
Source note: Nineveh and its remains. (New York Putnam 1849) Layard, Austen Henry, Sir (1817-1894), Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 21.9 x 13 cm
Red spots and foxing on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 96b43af0-c5bd-012f-4415-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1848: Creator Born
  • 1849: Issued
  • 1880: Creator Died
  • 2019: 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. "Discovery of the gigantic head" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12d3-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. "Discovery of the gigantic head" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12d3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1849). Discovery of the gigantic head Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12d3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Discovery of the gigantic head