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Image ID: 820286

Cassowaries. (1833)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Cassowaries.

Published Date

: 1833

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 22 x 17 cm. (8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "The wood-cut adjoined to this article represents the male cassowary, and has been drawn from specimens in the Surrey Zoological Gardens. This scarce and remarkable bird (the Struthis casuarius of Linnæus) is found in India, and the most eastern part of the old continent." "The wild cassowary feeds on fruits, tender roots, and occasionally on the young of small animals." Written on border; "Sept. 28, 1833" Includes addit ....
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Original Source

: From Penny magazine. Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1832-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- cassowary

Source Description

: 1 folder (14 picture)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 820286

Record ID

: 692966

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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