The Daughter of Eleazar during the Siege and Famine at Jerusalem, after having killed her Sucking Infant, and eaten a part of it to prevent herself from perishing, Offering the remains to the persecuting Band who had entered her House to demand her Provisions. 

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Resource ID

13129

Access

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Title

The Daughter of Eleazar during the Siege and Famine at Jerusalem, after having killed her Sucking Infant, and eaten a part of it to prevent herself from perishing, Offering the remains to the persecuting Band who had entered her House to demand her Provisions.

Date of Original

1792-1793

Special Collection

Bentley-Blake Collection

Creator

Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver

Format

1 leaf : illustration ; 39 x 23 cm

Storage Location

Rare Books

Notes

Plate opposite page 449: Josephus, Flavius. The whole genuine and complete works of Flavius Josephus. London : Printed for C. Cooke ..., [1792-1793].

The plates are engraved by Grignion (17), Tookey (6), Heath (4), Blake (3), Jas. Neagle (3), Scot (2), Collier (2), Noble (2), Sharp (2), Morris, Smith, Warren, Sparrow, Parker, Warner, Page and Grainger. Illustrators for the plates include C.M. Metz (19), T. West (10), Stothard (5), Luykin (3), Ramberg (3), C. Cooke (2), Corbould, Salvator Rosa, Trepisian, Weston, C. Graves, and Moreau. The remaining ten plates were unsigned.

Includes 3 engravings by William Blake: "The parting of Lot and Abraham, after seperating their flocks, &c." (Metz delin.) (opposite page 13); "The Battle of Ain, & the destruction of the city, by the army of Joshua" (Stothard delin.) (opposite page 64); "The fugitive Shechemites burnt and suffocated in the holds of their retreat by order of King Abimelech" (Metz delin.) (opposite page 76).

Imprint date from Bentley.

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

Catalogue Number

Blake no.744

Copyright

Public Domain

Subject

Jews -- Antiquities
Jews -- History

Sequence

0744

Contributor(s)

Corbould, Richard, 1757-1831, illustrator

Item

Art print

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