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The Colossi of Thebes (moonrise).

Image ID: 1624890

The Colossi of Thebes (moonrise).

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Image Title

:  The Colossi of Thebes (moonrise).


: Kelly, Robert Talbot, 1861-1934 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Raphael Tuck & Sons -- Publisher

Specific Material Type

: photomechanical_prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 postcard : col.; 9 x 14 cm.


: Printed on verso: "The Colossi of Thebes--Moonrise. Unaffected by changes in men and nations, these colossal guardians of the Upper Nile, of which the exact origin is more or less a matter of conjecture, have stood since time immemorial. Viewed at night by moonrise their weird impressiveness is enhanced and is a sight not easily forgotten."


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Sculpture -- Egyptian

Source Description

: 2 postcards


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1624890

Record ID

: 1763730

Digital Item Published

: 4-29-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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