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The widow of Zarephath seeks assistance from the prophet Elijah; her son has fallen into a coma. Engraving, c. 17th century.

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20005i
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The nomadic prophet is pictured above the neat sixteenth century European town. To the right of the picture, a cross section of the widow's house is shown in which the prophet is doing his good work. Outside the house the widow is waiting, apparently weeping

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; image 19.3 x 28.6 cm

Lettering

Tec ta Sareptanae divine propheta veas ti Thesbita, viduae dum furit atra fames. 3. Reg: 17

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Bears number: 2

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20005i

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  • Latin


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