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Samson stands over vanquished Philistines, a lion's pelt over his shoulders and his ass's jaw at his feet. Autotype after F.J. Shields, 1877.

Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911.
Date
1877

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God answers his request by making water spout from the very ass's jaw Samson used in battle

Lettering

Samson. "Thou hast given this great deliverance into the hand of thy servant and now shall I perish for thirst?" Judges 15.18. Fred. J. Shields. Autotype

Publication/Creation

1877

Physical description

1 process print : autotype of a lithograph ; image 30.6 x 15.6 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20637i

Language

  • English


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