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[Sloth.]

Image ID: 823657

[Sloth.] (1852)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Sloth.]

Published Date

: 1852

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 12 cm. (6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Waterton gives the following account of the sloth: "This singular animal is destined by nature to be produced, to live, and to die, in the trees ; and, to do justice to him, naturalists must examine him in his upper element. He is a scarce and solitary animal, and, being good food, he is never allowed to escape." Includes additional text. Foxing on image.

Original Source

: From The naturalist's library : containing scientific and popular descriptions of man, quadrupeds, birds, fishes, reptiles and insects, according to the classifications of Stark. (New York : Kearny, 1852) Gould, Augustus A. (Augustus Addison) (1805-1866), Editor.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- sloth

Source Description

: 1 folder (13 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Slo

Digital ID

: 823657

Record ID

: 691398

Digital Item Published

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

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