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Mercury in a pose of flight carrying his caduceus and a lyre

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Title
Mercury in a pose of flight carrying his caduceus and a lyre
Names
Fourquemin (fl. 1835-1853) (Lithographer)
Housselin, Alexis Louis Pierre (Etcher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Mercury

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-Mer
Topics
Mercury (Roman deity)
Hermes (Greek deity)
Lyres
Caduceus
Escapes
Caps (Headgear)
Genres
Lithographs
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Mercury with his caduceus seems to be running down the mountainside carrying away Apollo's lyre which Mercury has stolen from him."
Source note: Elite des monuments céramographiques : matériaux pour l''histoire des religions et des moeurs de l''antiquité. (Paris : Leleux, 1844-1861) Lenormant, Charles (1802-1859), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; image diameter 12.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f22d0a50-c5be-012f-ef80-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1835: Creator Born
  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1853: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mercury in a pose of flight carrying his caduceus and a lyre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a07-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mercury in a pose of flight carrying his caduceus and a lyre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a07-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Mercury in a pose of flight carrying his caduceus and a lyre Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a07-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Mercury in a pose of flight carrying his caduceus and a lyre