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Mosaic doves.

Image ID: 820513

Mosaic doves. (1884)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Mosaic doves.

Published Date

: 1884

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 16 x 13 cm. (6 x 5 in.)


: Printed on border: "It represents a vase full of water, on the sides of which are four doves, one of which is in the act of drinking. It is supposed by some to be the mosaic of Pergamus mentioned by Pliny. It is entirely composed of cubes of marble, without any admixture of colored glass." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Museum of antiquity : a description of ancient life. (San Francisco : Law, 1884) Haines, T. L. (Thomas Louis) (b.1844), Author. Yaggy, Levi W. , Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- dove

Source Description

: 1 folder (11 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 820513

Record ID

: 693134

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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