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Title
Soaring Ionic façade of the Temple of the Ephesian Diana
Names
Oakley, Harold (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Seven wonders of the world

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1924 (Questionable)
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
Greek temples
Porticoes (Porches)
Temple of Artemis (Ephesus)
Ionic order
Architecture, Greek -- Turkey
Genres
Reconstructions
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Drawn from the best authorities and specially coloured by Mr. Harold Oakley for 'Wonders of the Past.'"--printed below image.
Source note: From Wonders of the past. ca. 1923-1933) Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir (1871-1949), Editor.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 18 x 23 cm
Description
"In this reconstruction the fifth and last Temple of the Ephesian Artemis is shown, not cold and white as we have grown to think of Greek temples, but glittering with the colours and the metal and the marble of actuality. In it were to be found the most priceless works of art of the age and countless hoards of treasure deposited there for safety by the Asiatic states. Begun about 350 B.C., it was not yet complete when Alexander the Great visited Ephesus in 334; and the Ephesians jealously refused to accept his offer to bear the heavy cost of construction."--printed on border.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b5ae8b10-c5bf-012f-8b71-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1924: Issued
  • 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. "Soaring Ionic façade of the Temple of the Ephesian Diana" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1924. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4d41-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. "Soaring Ionic façade of the Temple of the Ephesian Diana" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4d41-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1924). Soaring Ionic façade of the Temple of the Ephesian Diana Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4d41-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Soaring Ionic façade of the Temple of the Ephesian Diana