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[A serpent pauses before an offering-laden altar]

Author(s):
Fordyce, William, Sir, 1724-1792, author
Publication:
Londini: , 1784
Language(s):
Latin
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Symbolism
Emblems and Insignia
Genre(s):
Book Illustrations
Abstract:
Scene in a circle: a serpent is posed before an alter, the sun appears partially obscured by its head, above are grapevines laden with fruit; on the alter is a dish of fruit and a container of liquid, an owl is carved in relief on the side.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Related Title(s):
Is part of: Fragmenta chirurgica & medica, title page.; See related catalog record: 2662556R
Extent:
1 print
Technique:
engraving
NLM Unique ID:
101435943 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A013261
Author(s):
Fordyce, William, Sir, 1724-1792, author
Publication:
Londini: , 1784
Language(s):
Latin
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Symbolism
Emblems and Insignia
Genre(s):
Book Illustrations
Abstract:
Scene in a circle: a serpent is posed before an alter, the sun appears partially obscured by its head, above are grapevines laden with fruit; on the alter is a dish of fruit and a container of liquid, an owl is carved in relief on the side.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Related Title(s):
Is part of: Fragmenta chirurgica & medica, title page.; See related catalog record: 2662556R
Extent:
1 print
Technique:
engraving
NLM Unique ID:
101435943 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A013261