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Title
Vari edifizi
Names
Sasso, Giovanni Antonio (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Architecture -- Ancient -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1823 - 1838
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
Aqueducts -- Turkey
Temples -- Syria -- Tadmur
Reservoirs
Temples
City walls
Genres
Elevations
Notes
Content: Palmyra was an important city of central Syria in ancient times. The chief god of the Palmyrenes was a solar deity, called Samas or Shamash (" sun ") whose great temple is still the most imposing feature among the ruins of Palmyra.
Content: Written on border: "Temple of the Sun, Palmyra, 273 A.D." "Reservoir, Constantinople, ca. 300 A.D." "Walls of Constantinople, ca. 370 A.D." "Aqueduct at Purgo, near Constantinople, 6th c." "Drawn early 1800s."
Source note: From Il costume antico e moderno, o, storia del governo, della milizia, della religione, delle arti, scienze ed usanze di tutti i popoli antichi e moderni. (Firenze : Batelli, 1823-1838) Ferrario, Giulio (1767-1847), Author.
Physical Description
Etchings
Hand coloring
Extent: 14.3 x 23.6 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9f97e000-c5bd-012f-2702-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1823: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Vari edifizi" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1823 - 1838. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12ec-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. "Vari edifizi" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12ec-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1823 - 1838). Vari edifizi Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12ec-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Vari edifizi