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The hare ; The rabbit.

Image ID: 823442

The hare ; The rabbit. (1856)


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Image Details

Image Title

:  The hare ; The rabbit.

Published Date

: 1856

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 14 x 13 cm. (5 1/4 x 5 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "May 1856" Printed on border: "The hare is a timid, lonely creature, and will sit for hours without moving, crouched in what is termed its form. The rabbit, on the contrary, is lively and frolicsome, delighting to pop out from its burrow into daylight, bask for a few moments in the clear sunshine, and then, as if in very joy and capriciousness, throw its heels into the air, and suddenly sink into the ground and out of sig ....
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Original Source

: From Harper's magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- rabbit

Source Description

: 1 folder (27 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Rab

Digital ID

: 823442

Record ID

: 691172

Digital Item Published

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

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