Photo Credit: photo: M. Johnston
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The Torch of Polia Extinguished in the Altar (leaf from Hypnerotomachia Poliphili)1499
105 x 130 mm (4.1 x 5.1 in.)
- fire - From TGM: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/tgm/item/tgm003993
- torches (lighting devices) - Lights, usually carried by hand, consisting of a stick of resinous wood or bundles of fiber soaked with pitch, wax, resin, tallow or other flammable substance; also lamps on poles designed to be carried like torches.
- image Dimensions: 105 x 130 mm (4.1 x 5.1 in.)
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Anonymous, . The Torch of Polia Extinguished in the Altar (leaf from Hypnerotomachia Poliphili), 1499. From Hypnerotomachia Poliphili. Woodcut on laid paper. image : 105 x 130 mm (4.1 x 5.1 in.). DAC accession number 1946.D2.3.53. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1946. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: M. Johnston) .
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