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[Paris receiving the golden apple from Hermes]

[Paris receiving the golden apple from Hermes]

The subject of this drawing is Hermes handing the golden apple of the Hesperides to Paris, who is to judge the greatest beauty among the goddesses Athena, Aphrodite, and Hera. In return for judging Aphrodite t... More

L'allégorie est assez claire, pour se passer de comentaire

L'allégorie est assez claire, pour se passer de comentaire

Print shows the god Mercury/Hermes hung on a gibbet with a ribbon labeled "caisse d'escompte" and his hands bound with a ribbon labeled "traite de comerce"; from his feet hangs a sheet stating "Droits desportat... More

America guided by wisdom An allegorical representation of the United States depicting their independence and prosperity / / Drawn by John J. Barralett ; engraved by B. Tanner.

America guided by wisdom An allegorical representation of the United S...

Allegorical print shows America as a woman in Grecian dress and feathered helmut with Roman deities Minerva, Ceres, and Mercury to symbolize wisdom, commerce, and agriculture. To their right is a triumphal arch... More

United States almanac, for the year 1841

United States almanac, for the year 1841

Print shows the title page for the United States Almanac for the year 1841 showing the deity Mercury/Hermes soaring above the waterfront at Philadelphia with ships and boats on the Delaware River and two men mo... More

L'Éducation de l'Amour

L'Éducation de l'Amour

In the foreground, Mercury sits, naked and seen from behind. He presents to Love a sheet of written paper. Cupid, seen from the front, is naked and stands between the legs of Mercury. He throws himself back, lo... More

The olympus of corruption - "Apollo strikes the lyre and charms the gods" / Gillam.

The olympus of corruption - "Apollo strikes the lyre and charms the go...

Illustration shows James G. Blaine as Apollo playing a lyre labeled "N.Y. Tribune" fashioned from the body of Whitelaw Reid, before a gathering of the gods on Olympus; among those present are Cyrus Field as Mer... More

Italie!

Italie!

The two lovers, Dido and Aeneas, embrace. Mercury suddenly appears in a moonbeam, not far from a fluted column on which Aeneas's spear leans and supports his shield. He is seen from behind, flying in the air. H... More

Italie!

Italie!

The two lovers, Dido and Aeneas, embrace. Mercury suddenly appears in a moonbeam, not far from a fluted column on which Aeneas's spear leans and supports his shield. He is seen from behind, flying in the air. H... More

The opening of the gate / Dalrymple.

The opening of the gate / Dalrymple.

Print shows Uncle Sam opening the "Protection Gate" at the "U.S. Custom House" where a sign states "Reduction of Tolls from 50 to 38 Percent. Wool, Lumber, Twine, and Fresh Fish, Free!!. The Roman god Mercury i... More

In East Capitol Park

In East Capitol Park

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Its good is doubtful - its harm is certain / Keppler.

Its good is doubtful - its harm is certain / Keppler.

Print shows two smug, well-dressed men, one labeled "Exporter" and the other labeled "Farmer" riding in a fine carriage driven by the Roman god Mercury, his cape labeled "Commerce", and drawn by two horses labe... More

Apotheosis of Washington. Commerce detail

Apotheosis of Washington. Commerce detail

Title devised by cataloger. Photograph of a fresco of Mercury, signed "C. Brumidi, 1865"; located in the United States Capitol. "G 1865" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 9851. Gift; State Historical So... More

And the prize is death / Albert Levering.

And the prize is death / Albert Levering.

Illustration shows a macabre figure of the Roman god Mercury labeled "Speed Mania" leading automobile drivers speeding along country roads in an automobile race; they are being cheered by crowds even while havi... More

"There is a rich land to the south" -- the Pan-American Mercury to the yankee manufacturers / Keppler.

"There is a rich land to the south" -- the Pan-American Mercury to the...

Illustration shows the Roman god Mercury wearing a hat labeled "Pan-American Union" and draped in cloth the color of the American flag and South American flags; he is pointing to a large globe showing "South Am... More

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