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An ape with a robe and a crown, with a bodyguard of apes behind, stands on a hill holding up a small clothed ape before an assembly of animals below; illustration of a fable by J. Ogilby. Etching.

  • Ogilby, John, 1600-1676
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Illustration for the fable "Jupiter and the ape" by J. Ogilby

Jupiter sits in the clouds above the scene

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 24.7 x 19.6 cm

Lettering

Fab:40

References note

R. Pennington, A descriptive catalogue of the etched work of W. Hollar, Cambridge 1982, p. 61

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39654i

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  • Latin

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