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A huge angel stands atop Noah's ark, its back turned towards the entwined mass of drowning creatures; people pray and one holds her baby aloft; serpents tussle among the dying. Etching by L. Friedrich after W. Kaulbach.

Kaulbach, Wilhelm von, 1804-1874.
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Bible. O.T. Genesis 7.17-24

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1 print : etching ; platemark 20.3 x 28.3 cm

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The deluge. W. Kaulbach pinx. L. Friedrich sc.

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Wellcome Library no. 15709i

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