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Africa America ancient animals Antiquities arranged Assyrian Athens Australia base belonging Birds bones branches British bronze called casts chiefly collection colours Compartment consisting contains covered crystallised crystals Cyrene discovered division Egyptian elements examples exhibited Face feet female figures fishes Fossil four fruit Gallery glass Greek half head illustrate important India inscriptions Insects iron Islands Italy kinds King known latter leaves living lower metals Middle minerals monuments Museum native North noticed objects obtained occupied originally ornaments oxide painted period Persian placed plants Plates portion Presented principal probably relief remains remarkable represented rocks Roman round sculptures seen Shelf shells shelves side silicates Silver skeleton slabs smaller South species specimens statue stems stone structure Table tail temple tomb trees tribe upper varieties various vases Wall West wood
Page 25 - Hudson, from an original by Richardson. Oliver Cromwell, by Walker (bequeathed, 1784, by Sir Robert Rich, Bart., to whose great-grandfather, Nathaniel Rich, Esq., then serving as a Colonel of Horse in the Parliament Army, it was presented by Cromwell himself). Mary Davis, an inhabitant of Great Saughall in Cheshire, taken 1668, "cetatis 74...
Page 95 - Part of a series of sculptures which originally lined the two walls of a long narrow gallery, leading, by an inclined plane, from Kouyunjik towards the Tigris.
Page 96 - The next six (Nos. 51-56) formed originally part of a series illustrating the architectural works of that king, including, probably, the construction of the very edifice from which the slabs were obtained. On Nos. 51 and 52 is seen the conveyance of a colossal human-headed bull, lying sideways on a sledge, which is propelled, over wooden rollers, partly by ropes in front, partly by a lever behind. On one side...
Page 83 - Greeks heroon, and so greatly excelled all other sepulchral monuments in size, beauty of design, and richness of decoration, that it was reckoned one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, and the name Mausoleum came to be applied to all similar monuments.