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[Elagabalus covered by a golden parasol in the form of a dais stretched over his head, Rome, 3rd century.]

Image ID: 824659

[Elagabalus covered by a golden parasol in the form of a dais stretched over his head, Rome, 3rd century.] (1884)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Elagabalus covered by a golden parasol in the form of a dais stretched over his head, Rome, 3rd century.]

Published Date

: 1884

Depicted Date

: 200-222

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 26 x 16 cm. (10 x 6 1/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Heliogabalus, forgetting his sex, after the example of the priests of Atys, appeared on his car clothed with the long dress and all the gewgaws that women wear; when he caused himself to be drawn along surrounded by legions of nude slave-girls, he carried a fan in the guise of a sceptreā€¦ at each side two umbelliferoe held light sunshades of silk, covered with diamonds, mounted on Indian bamboo or on a stem of gold carved ....
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Original Source

: From The sunshade, the glove, the muff. Nimmo, 1884) Uzanne, Octave (1852-1931), Author. Avril, Paul (1843-1904), Illustrator.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Umbrellas & parasols

Source Description

: 3 folders (84 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC UMB

Digital ID

: 824659

Record ID

: 719107

Digital Item Published

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

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