"Romanum museum, sive Thesaurus eruditae antiquitatis" by Michaelis Angeli de La Chausse (1707)
This exhibit features four pages from Michaelis Angeli de La Chausse's Romanum museum, sive Thesaurus eruditae antiquitatis. The book includes many images of Roman emblems, everyday Roman household items, Roman philosophers, and Roman mythological gods and goddesses. The text in the book is in Latin and briefly introduces the images and the objects / people depicted in the images.
Digital photos of selected pages from the original book are published within this exhibit. Belonging to the Tisch Library Special Collections, La Chausse's book was published in 1707. Besides a few stains and slight yellowing, the book is in good condition.