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Humpback whale (Megaptera longimana or böops).

Image ID: 823828

Humpback whale (Megaptera longimana or böops). (1911)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Humpback whale (Megaptera longimana or böops).

Published Date

: 1911

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 19 x 14 cm. (7 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: " … the representative of a genus of whalebone whales distinguished by the great length of the flippers. This whale (or closely allied species) is found in nearly all seas ; and when full-grown may reach from 45 ft. to 50 ft. in length, the flippers which are indented along their edges measuring from 10ft. to 12 ft. or more." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From The Encyclopaedia Britannica : a dictionary of arts, sciences literature and general information. (Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 1911) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- whale

Source Description

: 1 folder (31 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Wha

Digital ID

: 823828

Record ID

: 691565

Digital Item Published

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

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