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Socrates and his son.

Image ID: 1623993

Socrates and his son. (1877-1899)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Socrates and his son.

Published Date

: 1877-1899

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21.6 x 15.4 cm.


: Socrates was a Greek philosopher who developed the Socratic method of instruction. His philosophies appear in the writings of Plato. He was accused of impiety, imprisoned and condemned. He died by drinking hemlock in 399 B.C. Note 2.) Artist monogram at lower left corner of image. Written on border: "1878-1891." "470? - 399 B.C." Red spots on image and lower left corner of image cropped.

Original Source

: From Chatterbox. (Boston : L.C. Page & Co. Inc., 1877-1899) .


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Personalities -- A-Z

Source Description

: 2 folders (88 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1623993

Record ID

: 1762416

Digital Item Published

: 9-15-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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