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Title
A Pompeian house
Names
George Barrie & Sons (Copyright holder)
Hoffbauer, 1839-1922 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Italy -- Pompeii

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1907
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON ITA-Pom
Topics
Pompeii (Extinct city)
Atriums
Sculpture -- Italy
Architectural decorations & ornaments -- Italy -- Pompeii (Extinct city)
Coffers (Ceilings)
Interiors -- To 499
impluvia
compluvia
Genres
Reconstructions
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Restoration by Benedict after Pliny, Pompeiian" "Restoration by J. Bouchet after Pliny."
Statement of responsibility: "Copyright, 1907, by George Barrie & Sons."--printed on border.
Content: "From a water-color by M. Hoffbauer, after a restoration by Jules Bouchot from Pliny's description."--from Women in all ages and in all countries, vol. 2, Roman women (Philadelphia : George Barrie, 1907).
Source note: "This interior, called the house of Pansa, is surrounded by three streets and an alley. The view is from the vestibule. In the centre is a basin, formed to receive water which fell from the roof through an opening which also gave light to the rooms, the doors and portieres of which of which are seen on each side. Near to the basin was the altar for the household god; the space beyond this was the dining room, which led to the peristyle, reception room, and garden. As in the atrium, rooms opened into the peristyle and other parts."--from Women in all ages and in all countries, vol. 2, Roman women (Philadelphia : George Barrie, 1907).
Source note: Prints and photo-mechanical reproductions : duplicates of copyright deposits, received by exchange 1957, 1958, 1959. [s.n.]) Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division, Donor.
Physical Description
Chromotypographs
Extent: 12.3 x 15.8 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 66920d90-c5be-012f-4ac9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1907: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A Pompeian house" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1907. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2f9f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A Pompeian house" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 4, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2f9f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1907). A Pompeian house Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2f9f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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A Pompeian house