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The Holkham bust of Thucydides, a study in Greek iconography / by Adolf Michaelis ; translated from the German by Alexander Napier, Vicar of Holkham

Adolf Michaelis

RA Collection: Book

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Variant Title

Cover title: Portrait busts of Thucydides


Cambridge: printed for private circulation at the University Press, 1878

Physical Description

15 p. : ill., plates ; 32 cm.

General Note

With 2 albumen prints by Charles Winter of Strassburg.


With a letter pasted onto the front loose endpaper, headed in blue "19, Grosvenor Square, W" and inscribed in black ink: "Presented to the Council of the Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, by the Earl of Leicester, Feb. 14. 1879."
The verso of the front loose endpaper is inscribed in pencil, 'S.A.H.', i.e. S.A. Hart, Librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81.

Name as Subject


Portrait sculpture, Greek
Portrait busts