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Title
The Colossi of Thebes (moonrise).
Names
Kelly, Robert Talbot (1861-1934) (Artist)
Raphael Tuck & Sons (Publisher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Sculpture -- Egyptian

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1912 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON POC EGY-The
Topics
Sculpture -- Egypt
colossi -- Egypt -- Thebes (Extinct city)
Thebes (Egypt : Exticnt city)
Sunrises & sunsets -- Egypt
Notes
Content: Printed on verso: "The Colossi of Thebes--Moonrise. Unaffected by changes in men and nations, these colossal guardians of the Upper Nile, of which the exact origin is more or less a matter of conjecture, have stood since time immemorial. Viewed at night by moonrise their weird impressiveness is enhanced and is a sight not easily forgotten."
Physical Description
Postcards
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 1 postcard : col.; 9 x 14 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): afe38b00-c5bf-012f-76bf-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

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1912: Issued
  • 1934: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Colossi of Thebes (moonrise)." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1912. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-54ac-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 Colossi of Thebes (moonrise)." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-54ac-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1912). The Colossi of Thebes (moonrise). Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-54ac-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Colossi of Thebes (moonrise).