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Title
The Colossi of Thebes (moonrise)
Names
Kelly, R. Talbot (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 : Extinct city)
Sunrises & sunsets -- Egypt
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Genres
Postcards
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 9 x 14 cm
Description
"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."--printed on verso.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): afe38b00-c5bf-012f-76bf-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

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1912: Issued
  • 1934: 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. "The Colossi of Thebes (moonrise)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1912. https://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 December 6, 2021. https://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 https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-54ac-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Colossi of Thebes (moonrise)