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"Life is the desert and the solitude" [Frontispiece to Essay on sepulchres]

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Title
"Life is the desert and the solitude" [Frontispiece to Essay on sepulchres]
Names
Godwin, William (1756-1836) (Author)
Miller, William (1769-1844) (Publisher)
Hopwood, James (ca. 1752-1819) (Engraver)
Hilton, William (1786-1839) (Illustrator)
Collection

Essay on sepulchres: or, A proposal for erecting some memorial of the illustrious dead in all ages on the spot where their remains have been interred.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1809
Place: London
Publisher: W. Miller
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz (Godwin, W. Essay on sepulchres)
Topics
Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Sepulchral monuments, Islamic
Physical Description
Extent: 17 x 11 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12673801
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1f453800-c608-012f-8307-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1756: Creator Born
  • 1809: Issued
  • 1836: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. ""Life is the desert and the solitude" [Frontispiece to Essay on sepulchres]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1809. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/780a288d-1eec-132c-e040-e00a18064bbb

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. ""Life is the desert and the solitude" [Frontispiece to Essay on sepulchres]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 17, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/780a288d-1eec-132c-e040-e00a18064bbb

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1809). "Life is the desert and the solitude" [Frontispiece to Essay on sepulchres] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/780a288d-1eec-132c-e040-e00a18064bbb

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"Life is the desert and the solitude" [Frontispiece to Essay on sepulchres]