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Source:   Glass -- ancient


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The Portland or Barberini vase.

Image ID: 833515

The Portland or Barberini vase. (1832)


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Image Details

Image Title

:  The Portland or Barberini vase.

Published Date

: 1832

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 23 x 17 cm. (9 x 6 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "British Museum -- no. 6." "One of the proudest ornaments of the Museum is the beautiful and celebrated Portland, or, as it used to be called, Barberini vase. It stands on a table in the middle of the small ante-room at the head of the stairs leading to the gallery of the antiquities. This vase is in every respect among the most exquisite productions of art. It is undoubtedly a work of Grecian genius, and is fortunately st ....
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Original Source

: From Penny magazine. Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1832-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Glass -- ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (6 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC GLAS-Anc

Digital ID

: 833515

Record ID

: 720051

Digital Item Published

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

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