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Title
The Maison Carrée--Nîmes
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Architecture -- Ancient -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON ARCHI-Anc-A-Z
Topics
Architecture, Roman
Roman temples
Temples -- France -- Nîmes
Archaeological sites -- France
Genres
Architectural photographs
Notes
Content: Built ca. 19–16 BC by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, who was also the original patron of the Pantheon in Rome. It was dedicated to his two sons, Gaius Julius Caesar and Lucius Caesar. The Maison Carrée is a perfect example of Vitruvian architecture. It one of the best preserved temples to be found anywhere in the territory of the former Roman Empire.
Statement of responsibility: "Copyright, 1899, by A.W. Elson & Co., Boston."--printed on border.
Source note: Illustrated catalogue of carbon prints on the rise and progress of Greek and Roman art. With descriptions by Prof. F.B. Tarbell. (Boston A.W. Elson 1897) Tarbell, F. B. (Frank Bigelow) (1853-1920), Contributor.
Physical Description
Photogravures
Extent: 15.5 x 21 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9f3e1560-c5bd-012f-ddc1-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1899: Issued
  • 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. "The Maison Carrée--Nîmes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12eb-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. "The Maison Carrée--Nîmes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 17, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12eb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1899). The Maison Carrée--Nîmes Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12eb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Maison Carrée--Nîmes