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Title
Atrium and impluvium of a ruined Roman house
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Houses -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1810
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON HOUSE-Anc
Topics
Archaeological sites
Atriums
Houses -- Rome -- To 499
impluvia
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Roman"
Source note: Tableau historique des costumes, des moeurs et des usages des principeaux peuples de l''antiquité et du moyen age. (Metz : Collignon, 1810) Spalart, Robert von, Author.
Physical Description
Etchings
Hand coloring
Extent: Platemark 19 x 26.5 cm
Description
Side view of the atrium area of a Roman house showing the impluvium, a shallow pool that collected rainwater through an opening in the roof (compluvium).
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 55215d40-c5be-012f-5731-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1810: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Atrium and impluvium of a ruined Roman house" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1810. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-603a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Atrium and impluvium of a ruined Roman house" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-603a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1810). Atrium and impluvium of a ruined Roman house Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-603a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Atrium and impluvium of a ruined Roman house