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Title
Ulysses ploughing the sea shore
Names
Hardy, Heywood, 1842-1933 (Artist)
Cousen, Charles, 1819-1889 (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Book illustrations -- Homer -- Odyssey

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1888
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BOOK-Hom-O
Topics
Homer. Odyssey
Plows
Odysseus (Greek mythology)
Telemachus (Greek mythology)
Genres
Reproductive prints
Notes
Content: In order to avoid going to fight in the the Trojan war, Odysseus pretends to be insane, ploughing his field but sowing salt instead of seed. His ploy is revealed when Palamedes places Telemachus, Odysseus' infant son, in front of the plough, and Odysseus swerves to avoid killing him.
Source note: Art and artists of our time. (New York : Selmar Hess, 1888) Cook, Clarence (1828-1900), Author.
Physical Description
Steel engravings
Extent: 20.5 x 30 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ea403fe0-c5bd-012f-b19f-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

  • 1842: Creator Born
  • 1888: Issued
  • 1933: Creator Died
  • 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. "Ulysses ploughing the sea shore" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1888. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fe8-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. "Ulysses ploughing the sea shore" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 5, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fe8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1888). Ulysses ploughing the sea shore Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fe8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ulysses ploughing the sea shore