ObjectsViewing Record 4128 of 12427
Previous Record Next Record
Switch Views: Lightbox | Image List | List
Welcome to the archived version of the MIT Museum's online collections portal! This site was used to test features and content for the newly redesigned MIT Museum Collections site, which has now launched with over 106,000 objects. Please use the new MIT Museum Collections site for further research and discovery. Webmuseum.mit.edu remains online during the transition period but will not receive new updates or content.
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: book page
Maker: van der Aa, Pieter
Place made: Netherlands, South Holland, Leiden
Date made: 1698
Materials: ink; laid paper
Measurements: 17 in x 11 1/4 in
Page from Volume 2 of the book "Thesaurus Graecarum antiquitatum" by Jacobo Gronovio, with Latin text discussing Dido, and an engraving depicting six Greek coins. One of the coins has a whale swimming alongside a galley; this is pointed out by a pencilled in arrow.