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The fall of Babylon.

Image ID: 1619815

The fall of Babylon.

Image Details

Image Title

:  The fall of Babylon.

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 18.4 x 27.1 cm.


: Printed on border: "From Martin's print." Written on border: "Martin, John." Foxing on border and damage to edges. Note 2.) English artist John Martin's version of the fall of Babylon to the forces of Cyrus the Persian king interprets the scene as a miracle, and is done in a grandiose style which imbues the event with symbolically biblical overtones.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Babylonia

Source Description

: 1 folder (10 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1619815

Record ID

: 1761376

Digital Item Published

: 7-7-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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