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Swastika jewelry.

Image ID: 831845

Swastika jewelry. (1917)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Swastika jewelry.

Published Date

: 1917

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 24 x 14 cm. (9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: " 'To the wearer of swastika will come from the four winds of heaven good luck, long life and prosperity.' " "The swastika is the oldest cross, and the oldest symbol in the world. Of unknown origin, in frequent use in the prehistoric items, it historically first appeared on coins as early as the year 315 B.C. The swastika has been discovered on this continent among the ruins of Mexico and Central America and is at present ....
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Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Jewelry -- 1910-1920s

Source Description

: 2 folders (44 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC JEWE-191

Digital ID

: 831845

Record ID

: 715099

Digital Item Published

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

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