Forgery (See also Fraudulence, Hoax.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Forgery (See also Fraudulence, Hoax.)


  1. Acta Pilati (Acts of Pilate) apocryphal account of Crucifixion. [Rom. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 7]
  2. Altamont, Col. Jack convicted of forgery; sentenced to transportation; escapes. [Br. Lit.: Pendennis]
  3. Caloveglia, Count creates a bronze statue of a Greek faun and sells it as an authentic antique. [Br. Lit.: South Wind in Magill II, 988]
  4. Chatterton boy poet produced poems allegedly by 15th-century monk. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 164]
  5. Constitutum Constantini so-called Donation of Constantine, a document in which Constantine gave Rome authority over his capital at least a decade before his capital was founded. [Rom. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 45]
  6. Mr. X by definition, the identity of the greatest forger of all time. [Pop. Culture: Wallechinsky, 47]
  7. Protocols of the Elders of Zion tract purporting to reveal a Jewish conspiracy to control the world. [Jew. Hist.: Wigoder, 170]
  8. Raspigliosi cup masterpiece attributed to Cellini, discovered in 1984 to have been forged by Reinhold Vasters, 19th-century goldsmith. [Ital. Art: N. Y. Times, Feb. 12, 1984]
  9. Rowley poems the work of Thomas Chatterton (1752–1770), who said they were written by a 15th-century priest. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 371]
  10. Vermeer successful fakes of his paintings went undetected for many years. [Dutch Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 371]