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Title page to John Bernard, Lives of the Roman Emperors from Suetonius to the Fall of the Empire (London: Charles Harper, 1698)
Title page to John Bernard, Lives of the Roman Emperors from Suetonius to the Fall of the Empire (London: Charles Harper, 1698)
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1698
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Not on display
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Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.27073
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
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Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

The illustration for a cover of a book on, "The Lives of the Roman Emerors from Suetonius to the Fall of the Empire." It shows a King in battle dress on the left with his soldiers behind him. To his right are two men pulling a King in a chariot. Behind him are kings in battle and men climbing burning hills. The title is above center and there are three lines of text below, "London printed for Charles Harper at the Flower de Luce over against St. Dunstans Church in Fleet Street, 1698." (R. Overmire 04/07/94)