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Title
The dead brothers
Additional title: Deaths of Eteocles and Polynices
Names
Flaxman, John, 1755-1826 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Funerals -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON FUNE-Anc
Topics
Death
Funeral rites & ceremonies
Funeral processions
Grief
Mythology, Greek
Polyneices (Greek mythology)
Eteocles (Greek mythology)
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Eteocles & Polynices, rulers of Thebes, met in combat & each was slain by the other's hand."
Source note: From Stories from the Greek tragedians. (New York Dodd, Mead Company 1879) Flaxman, John (1755-1826), Illustrator. Church, Alfred John (1829-1912), Author.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 8.7 x 16.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2abdf4b0-c5be-012f-0e36-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1755: Creator Born
  • 1826: Creator Died
  • 1879: 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 dead brothers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1879. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fd4-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 dead brothers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 19, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fd4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1879). The dead brothers Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fd4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The dead brothers