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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…

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

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