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Title
Greek mythological figures.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology (General)

Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT
Topics
Decoration and ornament -- Animal forms
Centaurs
Mercury (Roman deity)
Venus (Roman deity)
Aphrodite (Greek deity)
Hermes (Greek deity)
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Based on their clothing or attributes, the second figure from the left may be Mercury (Greek Hermes), identified by his broad-brimmed traveller's hat, while the person at the far right may be Venus (Greek Aphrodite), holding her symbolic mirror.
Content: Victorian era (?) illustration done in ancient Greek style shows a gathering of deities (and a centaur) above a lower panel depicting squids or cuttlefish with a sea shell in the center.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 21 x 46 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 90559b50-c5be-012f-701b-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

  • 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. "Greek mythological figures." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fea-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. "Greek mythological figures." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Greek mythological figures. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Greek mythological figures.