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The handle of a silver vessel or pan on which are depicted the labours of Hercules. Engraving and etching by James Basire after himself.

  • Basire, James, 1769-1822.
Date
[1806]
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27853i
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The roundel below shows Hercules wrestling with Antaeus. Items found at Capheaton, Northumberland, in 1747 and bequeathed to the British Museum by Richard Payne Knight in 1824

Publication/Creation

[London] : [Society of Antiquaries], [1806]

Physical description

1 print : engraving and etching ; image 25.4 x 18.5 cm

Lettering

Js. Basire, delt. & sculpt.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 27853i

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  • Latin


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