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The fall of Babylon.

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The fall of Babylon.
Martin, John, 1789-1854 (Artist)

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: unknown
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BABYL
Babylonians (People) -- To 499
Euphrates River Valley
Historic gardens
Babylon (Extinct city)
Babel, Tower of
Roof gardens
Campaigns & battles -- To 499
Content: Printed on border: "From Martin's print." Written on border: "Martin, John."
Content: English artist John Martin's version of the fall of Babylon to the forces of Cyrus the Persian king interprets the scene as a miracle, and is done in a grandiose style which imbues the event with symbolically biblical overtones.
Physical Description
Foxing on image border.
Extent: 1 print : b ; 18.4 x 27.1 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bca00e00-c5bd-012f-6253-58d385a7bc34
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

  • : Issued
  • 1789: Creator Born
  • 1854: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The fall of Babylon." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. unknown. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5da9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The fall of Babylon." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5da9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (unknown). The fall of Babylon. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5da9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The fall of Babylon.