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Polecat -- Putorius foetidus.

Image ID: 823810

Polecat -- Putorius foetidus. (1883)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Polecat -- Putorius foetidus.


: Dalziel Brothers -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1883

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 23 x 14 cm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "When the polecat is wounded or annoyed in any way, this disgusting odour becomes almost unbearable, and has the property of adhering for a long time to any substance with which it may come in contact. The odour is produced by a secretion which is found in a small pouch near the tail. The stoat and the weasel are more than sufficiently tainted with this powerfully rank odour, but in the polecat it is insufferably fetid." ....
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Original Source

: From New illustrated natural history. Routledge, 1883) Wood, J. G. (John George) (1827-1889), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- weasel

Source Description

: 1 folder (35 pictures


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Wea

Digital ID

: 823810

Record ID

: 691537

Digital Item Published

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

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