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Title
Sphinx and pyramids, Memphis, Egypt: 1st of the "Seven Wonders of the World"
Additional title: Shell: World experience in every gallon
Names
Léonardo, Jac de C, (Artist)
Groome, Walling (Author)
Shell Oil Company (Sponsor)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Seven wonders of the world

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1939 (Inferred)
Place: Toronto, Ont.
Publisher: Shell Oil Company of Canada, Ltd.
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON SEV
Topics
Seven Wonders of the World
Great Sphinx (Egypt)
Pyramids of Giza (Egypt)
Logos
Genres
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Notes
Content: Printed on verso: "By way of acknowledgement, the Shell Oil Company of Canada, Limited, wishes to thank the following institutions for making their facilities available for the research work necessary to complete these stories: The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto; The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; The Public Library of New York City; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City; Egyptian Museum of Cairo."
Statement of responsibility: "Courtesy of Shell Oil Company of Canada, Limited, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Advertising Department, Educational Division"--printed under image.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 21 x 28.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b0f9feb0-c5bf-012f-0edb-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

  • 1939: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Sphinx and pyramids, Memphis, Egypt" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4d2d-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. "Sphinx and pyramids, Memphis, Egypt" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4d2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). Sphinx and pyramids, Memphis, Egypt Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4d2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Sphinx and pyramids, Memphis, Egypt