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Erstürmung einer Stadt.  [Storming of a city.]

Image ID: 1624240

Erstürmung einer Stadt. [Storming of a city.] (1866)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Erstürmung einer Stadt. [Storming of a city.]

Creator

: Leutemann, H. (Heinrich), 1824-1905 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1866-1898

Created Date

: 1866

Medium

: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 16.5 x 30 cm.

Notes

: Roman soldiers storm a Greek city. In the left background, a siege tower has been moved up to the city walls, and a ramp has been lowered from it to let the Romans cross to fight with the defenders. In the left foreground, archers and slingers fire at the defenders (top center), who are fighting back from their walls with arrows, spears and stones. A Roman trumpeter, in his distinctive wolf-skin headdress, sounds the signal for the attack ....
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Original Source

: From Münchener Bilderbogen, series. (Munich : Braun und Schneider, 1852-1898) .

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Warfare -- Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (24 pictures); 1 oversize folder (3 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON WARF-Anc

Digital ID

: 1624240

Record ID

: 1762696

Digital Item Published

: 11-8-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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