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Identifier: repositoryofarts518acke
Title: The Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics
Year: 1809 (1800s)
Authors: Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834
Subjects: Fashion Art, Decorative
Publisher: London : Published by R. Ackermann ... Sherwood & Co. and Walker & Co. ... and Simpkin & Marshall ...
Contributing Library: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation

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eriesof the Hindoo religion of that pe-riod*. The face of the idol isformed of the heart, as are also theornaments of the vases and of thealtar. The Six of Clubs. An elegantGrecian figure singing and playing * Maurices Indian Antiquities. on the lyre, the sound-board ofwhich is formed of the club, andthe vase containing flowers is alsoornamented by it; the club like-wise composes the enrichments ofthe architectural accessories. The Eight of Spades is a por-tion of the story of the Fracas, de-scribed in its continuation: it re-presents Teresa in the little backparlour of the hotel, in which Mon-sieur Le Pallet made his unfortu-nate boasts of successes over themaster of languages. The spaderepresents the aperture in the wallas before, the sleeve of the ladysdress, a ridicule, devices on a chair,and other furniture embellishments. The Ace of Diamonds. Thiscard contains a representation ofthe Egyptian black idol, a god andprophet of the night: these imageswere commonly sculptured in black

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Date: 2014-07-29 16:44:57

bookid:repositoryofarts518acke bookyear:1809 bookdecade:1800 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Ackermann__Rudolph__1764_1834 booksubject:Fashion booksubject:Art__Decorative bookpublisher:London___Published_by_R__Ackermann_____Sherwood___Co__and_Walker___Co______and_Simpkin___Marshall____ bookcontributor:Philadelphia_Museum_of_Art__Library booksponsor:Lyrasis_Members_and_Sloan_Foundation bookleafnumber:296 bookcollection:philadelphiamuseumofart bookcollection:americana

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