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Companionship in the prairie.

Image ID: 823406

Companionship in the prairie. (1894)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Companionship in the prairie.

Creator

: Specht, Friedrich, 1839-1909 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1894

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 25 x 18 cm. (9 3/4 x 7 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "A curious sight may be observed by travellers in the prairies of North America, namely agglomerations of miniature hills which are the dwelling-places of the prairie dogs. But prairie dogs do not like to feel lonely, and, as is shown above by a clever artist, the prairie owl and the rattlesnake are their harmless companions. It might have been supposed that the owl and rattlesnake, who live, to a certain extent, on vermin ....
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Original Source

: From The picture magazine. George Newnes Ltd., 1893-1896) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- prairie dog

Source Description

: 1 folder (8 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Pra

Digital ID

: 823406

Record ID

: 710061

Digital Item Published

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

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