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The rat.

Image ID: 823352

The rat. (c1854-1856)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The rat.

Published Date

: c1854-1856

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 13 x 12 cm. (5 x 4 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Under ground" "The rat-- that is, the species most widely known, is supposed to have originated in Norway, but the race has spread, in modern times, to every part of the habitable globe. The rat is a great sailor. He loves ships, wharves, and seaports, and he takes passage in vessels to go no matter where, just to see the world and enjoy himself, and to keep company with man."

Original Source

: From Harper's story books : a series of narratives dialogues, biographies and tales, for the instruction and entertainment of the young. (New York : Harper & Brothers, c1854-1856) Abbott, Jacob (1803-1879), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- rat

Source Description

: 1 folder (11 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Rat

Digital ID

: 823352

Record ID

: 691198

Digital Item Published

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

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