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Hermes and Herse
Fourquemin (fl. 1835-1853) (Lithographer)
Housselin, Alexis Louis Pierre (Etcher)

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
Mercury (Roman deity)
Hermes (Greek deity)
Herse (Greek mythology)
Decoration and ornament -- Plant Forms -- Greece
Content: Written on border: "Mercury with his caduceus walks arm in arm with Hersé who carries a calanthus, or basket. The plants on either side are a flowering rose and a species of laurel. Naples Museum."
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 11 x 16 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f2b6df10-c5be-012f-7b18-58d385a7bc34
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. "Hermes and Herse" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a09-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hermes and Herse" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a09-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Hermes and Herse Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a09-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hermes and Herse