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The King's libation

Image ID: 1625024

The King's libation (1897)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The King's libation


: Murray, Charles Olivier, 1842-1923 -- Etcher
Rivière, Briton, 1840-1920 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: J. S. Virtue and Co. -- Publisher

Published Date

: 1897


: Etchings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 26 cm.


: Assyrian monarch, possibly Nimrod, pours a libation of wine over his hunting conquests before an altar to the gods. Note 2.) Printed on border: "The Art Journal, London, J.S. Virtue & Co. Ltd."


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Sacrifice

Source Description

: 1 folder (11 pictures); 1 oversize folder (1 picture)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1625024

Record ID

: 1764137

Digital Item Published

: 4-2-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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