Preliminary Guide to the Index Iconologicus


Original index of iconography in early prints and illustrated books developed by Karla, Langedijk, Dept. of Art, Duke University. Collection is microfilmed.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
Index Iconologicus
circa 1970s-1980s
Langedijk, Karla
21 Linear Feet, 15000 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

Collection Overview

An index of iconograpyy in early prints and illustrated books (on 5x8 index cards) developed by Karla Langedijk, Duke University Dept. of Art., and transferred from the Art department to the Rare Book department. Information about the collection is stored in an onsite Collection Control File. This file includes more details about what is indexed.

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

1. Index cards

14 boxes

Collection is in loose alphabetical order.

Box 1
Antiquity-SW Baker
Box 2
Balaam-A. Cherubino
Box 3
St. Christopher-Deuteronomy
Box 4
Device-James A. Fleming
Box 5
Flegniatici-H. Aldegrever 1553
Box 6
Herm-A.M. Zanetti
Box 7
Beheading of St. John-Del Rosario
Box 8
Silendio-Ernest of Nassau
Box 9
Box 10
Box 11
Dead-Salvator Rosa
Box 12
3-Soldiers-Hans Schaufelein
Box 13
Vases, Fantuzzi-Univ. Prints Boston
Box 14

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Index Iconologicus, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The Index Iconologicus were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a transfer.

Processing Information

Processed by RL Staff, August 2012

Encoded by Meghan Lyon, August 2012

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2012-0155

Materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.