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David McGreevy's Blog – December 2015 Archive (1)

Research: Early images of the Rosetta Stone

I am looking for information about an early image of the Rosetta Stone. Here is an albumen print by Mansell & Co., presumably from the 1870's. However it is not an image of the stone itself, but some sort of graphic image- a lithograph, a rubbing?  I know that such images were made as early as 1800, but can find no information about this particular graphic  Is it still in…


Added by David McGreevy on December 21, 2015 at 22:00 — 3 Comments

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