THE FUGITIVE SHECHEMITES Burnt and Suffocated in the Holds of their Retreat, by order of King Abimelech. 

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Resource ID

15012

Access

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Title

THE FUGITIVE SHECHEMITES Burnt and Suffocated in the Holds of their Retreat, by order of King Abimelech.

Date of Original

[between 1785 and 1787]

Special Collection

Bentley-Blake Collection

Creator

Blake, William, 1757-1827, engraver

Format

1 leaf : illustration ; 41 x 24 cm

Storage Location

Rare Books

Notes

Plate opposite page 76, in: Josephus, Flavius. The genuine and complete works of Flavius Josephus. London : Printed for J. Cooke, [between 1785 and 1787].

Plate-mark: 28 x 18 cm

A small number of the illustrations are unsigned. The plates are engraved by Grignion, Scot, Heath, Tookey, Morris, Smith, Collier/Collyer, Noble, Warren, Sparrow, Sharpe/Sharp, Parker, Jas. Neagle, Warner, Page and Grainger after illustrations by Metz, Moreau, Stothard, Trepisiani, Salvator Rosa, C. Graves, T. West, Luykin, C. Cooke, Sharpe, Ramberg, Corbould and Weston.

Imprint date from Bentley.

Includes 3 engravings by William Blake.

See Catalogue Link below for full Victoria University Library catalogue record.

Catalogue Number

Blake no.741

Copyright

Public Domain

Subject

Jews -- Antiquities
Jews -- History

Sequence

0741

Contributor(s)

Metz, C. M. (Conrad Martin), 1755-1827, illustrator

Item

Art print

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