Endymion, Library of Congress

Endymion, Library of Congress Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 315094
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
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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by H.O. Walker. The story runs that from her silver chariot of the moon, Diana beheld the shepherd boy Endymion asleep upon Mount Latmos; and enamored of his beauty, descended to press a kiss upon his lips. Night after night in her course across the heavens, the goddess paused to caress the youth; and Endymion, each time but partially awakened, was conscious of her presence only as the sweet vision of a dream