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Title
Léandre adresse un message d'amour a Hero
Additional title: Leander sends a message of love to Hero
Names
Ciappori, Claudius Joseph, 1822-1887 (Delineator)
Imp. Hangard-Maugé (Printer)
Thurwanger, Martin (Lithographer)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- J-M

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1858
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-J-M
Topics
Messengers
Towers
Love letters
Mythology, Greek
Leander (Greek mythology)
City walls
Genres
Illuminations
Reproductive prints
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Leander, in love with Hero, a priestess of Aphrodite, swam across the Hellespont (Dardanelles Strait) every night to see her. One evening he lost his way and drowned. In grief Hero threw herself from her tower and also drowned.
Content: Printed on border: "France, XVIe siècle (Commencement)". "(Arsenal B. L. F. 20. Epitres d'Ovide traduites par Octavieu de St. Gelay.)"
Source note: Les arts somptuaires : histoire du costume et de l''ameublement et des arts et industries qui s''y rattachent. (Paris : Hangard-Maugé, 1858) Louandre, Charles (1812-1882), Author.
Physical Description
Chromolithographs
Extent: 27.5 x 20.6 cm
Gilt border and highlights.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d39fb0f0-c5be-012f-d1d7-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1822: Creator Born
  • 1858: Issued
  • 1887: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Léandre adresse un message d'amour a Hero" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1858. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-605e-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. "Léandre adresse un message d'amour a Hero" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 22, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-605e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1858). Léandre adresse un message d'amour a Hero Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-605e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Léandre adresse un message d'amour a Hero