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Statuette of a swan, fragment

Statuette of a swan, fragment

Accession Number: X.21.91

Statuette of a swan ?, bronze

Statuette of a swan ?, bronze

Accession Number: X.21.94

Wall painting fragment with a swan

Wall painting fragment with a swan

Swan. Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian

Terracotta statuette of Hyakinthos on a swan

Terracotta statuette of Hyakinthos on a swan

In Greek myth, Hyakinthos was a beautiful youth whom Apollo loved but killed accidentally while throwing a diskos. The young man is often shown riding a swan, the bird of Apollo. Classical

Swan from BL Harley 2506, f. 38

Swan from BL Harley 2506, f. 38

Drawing of the Swan, or Bird (Cygnus). Image taken from f. 38 of Phaenomena (also known as the Aratea). Written in Latin.

Toggle in Shape of Hawk Attacking a Swan
Chinese Swan, 11th century

Chinese Swan, 11th century

Song (960–1279)–Yuan (1271–1368) dynasty

Swan from BL Harley 4751, f. 41v

Swan from BL Harley 4751, f. 41v

Miniature of a Swan (Olor), with a fish in its beak. Image taken from f. 41v of Bestiary, with extracts from Giraldus Cambrensis on Irish birds. Written in Latin.

Swan marks from BL Harley 3405, ff. 18v-19

Swan marks from BL Harley 3405, ff. 18v-19

Swan marks. Image taken from ff. 18v-19 of Collection of swan-marks displayed in alphabetical order, beginning with the royal swan mark before Henry VIII. Written in English.

Eagle, swan, crane and cock from BL Royal 17 E III, f. 154

Eagle, swan, crane and cock from BL Royal 17 E III, f. 154

Detail of a miniature of an eagle, a swan, a crane, and a cock. Image taken from f. 154 of De proprietatibus rerum (Livre des proprietez des choses). Written in French.

Swan from BL Royal 12 C XIX, f. 39v

Swan from BL Royal 12 C XIX, f. 39v

Detail of a miniature of a swan. Image taken from f. 39v of Bestiary, and various theological texts, e.g., Isidore of Seville, Imago Mundi. Written in Latin.

Swan from BL Harley 3244, f. 52

Swan from BL Harley 3244, f. 52

Detail of a miniature of a swan. Image taken from f. 52 of Theological miscellany, including the Summa de vitiis (see Notes for contents). Written in Latin.

Martin Schongauer - Shield with Swan Held by Woman

Martin Schongauer - Shield with Swan Held by Woman

Martin Schongauer (German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)

Battista Franco - Sacrifice of a Swan, 16th century

Battista Franco - Sacrifice of a Swan, 16th century

Engraved by Anonymous, Italian, 16th century

Leda and the Swan, from 'The Loves of the Gods'

Leda and the Swan, from 'The Loves of the Gods'

Giulio Bonasone was an Italian painter and engraver born in Bologna. He possibly studied painting under Lorenzo Sabbatini, and painted a Purgatory for the church of San Stefano, but all his paintings have been ... More

Leda and the swan, Marcantonio Raimondi, Italy

Leda and the swan, Marcantonio Raimondi, Italy

Giulio Bonasone was an Italian painter and engraver born in Bologna. He possibly studied painting under Lorenzo Sabbatini, and painted a Purgatory for the church of San Stefano, but all his paintings have been ... More

Leda and the Swan, from 'The Loves of the Gods'

Leda and the Swan, from 'The Loves of the Gods'

Giulio Bonasone was an Italian painter and engraver born in Bologna. He possibly studied painting under Lorenzo Sabbatini, and painted a Purgatory for the church of San Stefano, but all his paintings have been ... More

Jean Baptiste Oudry - Angry Swan, 17th century

Jean Baptiste Oudry - Angry Swan, 17th century

Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, Paris 1686–1755 Beauvais)

Gold-Covered Figure of a Swan or Duck

Gold-Covered Figure of a Swan or Duck

Accession Number: 18.33.3 Tang dynasty (618–907)

Johann Joachim Kändler - Swan (one of a pair), Meissen porcelain manufactory
Johann Joachim Kändler - Swan (one of a pair), Meissen porcelain manufactory
Scent bottle in the form of a swan, Chelsea porcelain manufactory

Scent bottle in the form of a swan, Chelsea porcelain manufactory

Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (British, 1745–1784, Red Anchor Period, ca. 1753–58)

Swan, 18th century, Chelsea porcelain manufactory

Swan, 18th century, Chelsea porcelain manufactory

Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (British, 1745–1784, Red Anchor Period, ca. 1753–58)

Swan, 18th century, Saint James porcelain factory

Swan, 18th century, Saint James porcelain factory

Saint James's Factory (British, 1749–1759)

[Title page, with no illus., for Abraham Swan's, The British architect]

[Title page, with no illus., for Abraham Swan's, The British architect...

Illus. in: Abraham Swan, The British architect: or, The builder's treasury of staircases. Philadelphia, Printed for R. Bell by J. Norman, 1775, title page. No file print. This record contains unverified, old da... More

A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay.

A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head ...

Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outl... More

Design for a chandelier: detail of a swan holding a candlestick

Design for a chandelier: detail of a swan holding a candlestick

Recto: design for a chandelierVerso: geometric sketches Anonymous, German, 19th century

map from "The Picture of Australia: exhibiting New Holland, Van Diemen's Land, and all the Settlements, from the first at Sydney to the last at the Swan River. [By Robert Mudie. With a map.]"

map from "The Picture of Australia: exhibiting New Holland, Van Diemen...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "The Picture of Australia: exhibiting New Holland, Van Diemen's Land, and all the Settlements, from the first at Sydney to the last at the Swan River. [By Robert ... More

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L"

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000224 from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L". The title and subje... More

Renfrewshire from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L"

Renfrewshire from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swa...

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engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L"

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000064 from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L". The title and subje... More

West Dunbartonshire from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L"

West Dunbartonshire from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by...

This image has been taken from scan 000142 from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L". The title and subje... More

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L"

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000122 from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L". The title and subje... More

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L"

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000114 from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L". The title and subje... More

Renfrewshire from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L"

Renfrewshire from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swa...

This image has been taken from scan 000166 from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L". The title and subje... More

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L"

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000078 from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L". The title and subje... More

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L"

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000104 from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L". The title and subje... More

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L"

engraving from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, ...

This image has been taken from scan 000138 from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L". The title and subje... More

Renfrewshire from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L"

Renfrewshire from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swa...

This image has been taken from scan 000210 from "Select views on the River Clyde, engraved by J. Swan, from drawings by J. Fleming, with historical and descriptive illustrations by J. M. L". The title and subje... More

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