Ganymede Library Of Congress

Ganymede Library Of Congress Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 155898
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: B. S. Reynolds Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Series R-70566
Ganymede, Library of Congress, Washington D. C. Tennyson Ganymede. When Jupiter came down to earth to seek a successor to Hebe as Cupbearer to the Gods, he took the form of an eagle and flying over Mount Ida saw the Trojan Prince Ganymede. Whom he carried offto Olympus. Tennyson in his "Palace of Art" describes, as among the pictures decorating its walls. one of Ganymede borne aloft by the eagle. Or else flushed Ganymede, his rosy thing Half buried in the Eagle's down Sole as a flying star shot thro the sky above the pillar d town.
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