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Title
The Levites receiving the sacred treasures
Additional title: Guardians of the Temple service
Names
Craig, W. M. (William Marshall), ca. 1765-ca. 1834 (Artist)
Neagle, John B., ca. 1796-1866 (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Jewish history -- Biblical times

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1821
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON JEWI-His-Bi
Topics
Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem)
Temples
Priests, Jewish
Jews -- History -- 953-586 B.C
Levites
Notes
Content: Most likely depicts Ahijah, a Levite who was appointed by King David to oversee the sacred treasury in the Temple.
Statement of responsibility: "M. Craig, del." "Neagle sc."--printed on border.
Content: Printed on border: "'Works of Josephus,' Boston, 1821."
Physical Description
Steel engravings
Extent: 17 x 20 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6f00c7f0-c5be-012f-8a4e-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

  • 1765: Creator Born
  • 1821: Issued
  • 1834: Creator Died
  • 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. "The Levites receiving the sacred treasures" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1821. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fcb-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. "The Levites receiving the sacred treasures" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fcb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1821). The Levites receiving the sacred treasures Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fcb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Levites receiving the sacred treasures