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The ermine.

Image ID: 823798

The ermine. (185-?)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The ermine.


: Specht, Friedrich, 1839-1909 -- Artist

Published Date

: 185-?

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 21 x 16 cm. (8 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "The beautiful white winter fur of the ermine is obtained altogether from very cold countries, like Siberia and the Hudson's Bay territories. It is in demand in Europe not only for ladies' winter garments but for the robes of kings and nobles. In England it forms part of the robes of judges, its whiteness being considered typical of the purity which should mark their judicial actions. The tips of the tails remain a rich bl ....
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Original Source

: From Animals and birds : or, feet and wings. (New York : McLonghlin Bros., [185-?]) .


: 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

: 823798

Record ID

: 691540

Digital Item Published

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

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