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Title
Medallion of Herodotus
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Medals
Herodotus
Profile portraits
Genres
Portraits
Notes
Content: Herodotus was a fifth century B.C. historian. He traveled widely and recorded his experiences. He is known as the "Father of History."
Content: Printed on border: "From an antique bust."
Source note: Great races of mankind : an account of the ethic origin, primitive state, social evolution and present conditions of promise of the principal families of men. (Cincinnati : Jones, c1893) Ridpath, John Clark (1840-1900), Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 12.7 x 12.2 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 62efce20-c5bf-012f-a281-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Medallion of Herodotus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-60b1-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. "Medallion of Herodotus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 8, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-60b1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1893). Medallion of Herodotus Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-60b1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Medallion of Herodotus