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Title
Gilded chair ("Empire" style), from a tomb in the Valley of the Kings
Names
Smith, Joseph Lindon, 1863-1950 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Furniture -- Ancient -- Egypt

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1905-11
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON FURNI-Anc-Eg
Topics
Furniture, Ancient
Chairs
Furniture -- Egypt
Notes
Content: Chair of Princess Sitamun, daughter of Amenhotep III and Tiye. On the backrest, she is depicted receiving gifts of gold from Nubia. Found in the tomb of Yuya and Thuya.
Content: Printed on border: "Color drawing from the original by Joseph Lindon Smith."
Source note: Century magazine. (New York : The Century Co., 1870-).
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 20.5 x 13.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3406cc50-c5be-012f-59c1-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1863: Creator Born
  • 1905: Issued
  • 1950: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Gilded chair ("Empire" style), from a tomb in the Valley of the Kings" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1905-11. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3040-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. "Gilded chair ("Empire" style), from a tomb in the Valley of the Kings" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3040-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1905-11). Gilded chair ("Empire" style), from a tomb in the Valley of the Kings Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-3040-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Gilded chair ("Empire" style), from a tomb in the Valley of the Kings