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American gray rabbit ; Half lop.

Image ID: 823457

American gray rabbit ; Half lop.


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Image Title

:  American gray rabbit ; Half lop.

Creator

: Roberts, William, b. ca. 1829 -- Engraver

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 26 x 13 cm. (10 x 5 1/4 in.)

Notes

: Foxing on image. Written on border: "1855" Printed on border: "The male rabbit is called 'a buck,' the female 'a doe.' The English language has not, like the French, a special word (Lapereau) to denote the young. Rabbits are polygamous -- one male being quite sufficient for as many as thirty females; in warrens, only one is allowed to a hundred. The adult bucks are overbearing, mischievous, and quarrelsome." "One striking point of dissimil ....
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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

: 823457

Record ID

: 691176

Digital Item Published

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

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