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Picture No 10529433
Date 1900
Description Arion of Methymna leaping into the sea

"He leapt into the sea" -- an illustration to the children's story, Harry and Herodotus, or Tales of an Old Traveller. Showing the Ancient Greek harpist, Arion of Methymna, who jumped overboard to avoid being killed by sailors. Fortunately he was rescued by a dolphin and taken to dry land.
Source Illustration by Arthur Rackham in Little Folks, A Magazine for Young People, Cassell and Company, page 24
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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