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Image number
STC255472
Title
Mermaids and Mermen, from 'The World Guide to Gnomes, Fairies, Elves and Other Little People' by Thomas Keightley (1789-1872) Published 1880, (BW Engraving)
Creator
American School, (19th century)
Nationality
American
Description
Inhabitants of sea, lakes and rivers.They posses a power over man and nature. Mermen have green or black hair and beard. Mermaids have long golden hair and both are known to be beautiful.
Location
Private Collection
Medium
Black and White Engraving
Date
1880 (C19th)
Credit
Mermaids and Mermen, from 'The World Guide to Gnomes, Fairies, Elves and Other Little People' by Thomas Keightley (1789-1872) Published 1880, (BW Engraving), American School, (19th century) / Private Collection / The Stapleton Collection / The Bridgeman Art Library
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