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A peerless shrine of the great sea god: Poseidon's temple at Pæstum.

Image ID: 1625161

A peerless shrine of the great sea god: Poseidon's temple at Pæstum. (1924?)

Image Details

Image Title

:  A peerless shrine of the great sea god: Poseidon's temple at Pæstum.

Creator

: Bühlmann, J. (Josef), 1844-1921 -- Renderer

Published Date

: 1924?

Medium

: Halftone photomechanical prints

Specific Material Type

: photomechanical_prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 18 x 23.5 cm.

Notes

: Printed below image: "After a reconstruction by Bühlmann, specially coloured for 'Wonders of the Past.'" Note 2.) Printed on border: "One of the noblest examples of Greek architecture and a centre of religious life in the Sybarite colony of Poseidonia, this great Doric temple has an unquestionable beauty which makes it a formidable rival to the temple of Poseidon's divine rival, Athene Parthenos. Its thirty-six Doric columns rise 28 feet high and measure 6 1/2 feet in diameter at the base and 4 3/4 at the capital. In the interior of the cella stood two ....
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Original Source

: From Wonders of the past. ca. 1923-1933) Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir (1871-1949), Editor.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Temples -- Greek

Source Description

: 1 folder (22 pictures); 3 postcards

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON TEMP-Gre

Digital ID

: 1625161

Record ID

: 2021033

Digital Item Published

: 12-1-2011

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