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A goddess sits among a crowd of mythological figures with musical instruments and weapons; representing mineralogy. Coloured stipple engraving by J. Chapman, 1817.

Date
1817

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Description

A king sits in the shadows on the right. Above him a Hermes-like figure shows a picture of a woman to a neighbouring figure who wears the feminine symbol around his neck

Publication/Creation

London : [G. Jones], 1817.

Physical description

1 print : stipple engraving, with watercolour ; image 23.1 x 18 cm

Lettering

Mineralogy. J. Chapman sculpt. Engraved for the Encyclopaedia Londinensis 1817

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25680i

Language

  • English



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