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Clave, aste, lancie, spade ec.  [Clubs, pole arms, spears, swords, etc.]

Image ID: 1624250

Clave, aste, lancie, spade ec. [Clubs, pole arms, spears, swords, etc.] (1823-1838)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Clave, aste, lancie, spade ec. [Clubs, pole arms, spears, swords, etc.]

Published Date

: 1823-1838

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 14.5 x 23.5 cm.

Notes

: Written under image: "Greek weapons and greaves[.] Reproduced from sculptures in early 1800s[.]" Note 2.) Rather fanciful reconstructions of ancient Greek weapons, drawn from evidence supplied by contemporary sculptures. Numbers indicate: 1. Greaves, or metal shinguards. 2. Sandal and greave. 3. Club made from a slice of a tree trunk fixed to a handle. 4., 5. Swords. 6. Short- and long-handled battle axes. 8. Archer with composite (recurved) bow. 9. Archer with bow and arrow. 10. Arrow or dart. 11. Bow case for bow and arrows.

Original Source

: From Il costume antico e moderno, o, storia del governo, della milizia, della religione, delle arti, scienze ed usanze di tutti i popoli antichi e moderni. (Firenze : Batelli, 1823-1838) Ferrario, Giulio (1767-1847), Author.

Source

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

Source Description

: 1 folder (8 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON WEAP-Anc

Digital ID

: 1624250

Record ID

: 1762706

Digital Item Published

: 9-12-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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