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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 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

  • 1823: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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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 December 7, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-12ec-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

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