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Représentation d'un combat de gladiateurs, donnée par des femmes, a Rome.

Image ID: 1638606

Représentation d'un combat de gladiateurs, donnée par des femmes, a Rome. (1887)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Représentation d'un combat de gladiateurs, donnée par des femmes, a Rome.

Creator

: Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1887

Specific Material Type

: photomechanical_prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 art reproduction : b&w ; 29 x 55.5 cm.

Notes

: This image shows a demonstration of female gladiators being watched by another group of women, probably the ones who will be sponsoring them in a show in the Colosseum (visible in the background). The fighter in the foreground is a "retarius", armed with a trident and net. Her opponent is a "secutor", outfitted with a helmet, sword and shield. These two types of gladiators were usually matched against each other. The trainer, or "lanista ....
[See More...] Note 2.) Written on border: "Dec 3, 1887". Vertical fold line at center.

Original Source

: From Paris illustré. (Paris : Boussod, Valadon et Cie, 1889-1890) .

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Gladiators

Source Description

: 1 folder (5 picture)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: OX PC-WON GLAD

Digital ID

: 1638606

Record ID

: 1770443

Digital Item Published

: 12-23-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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