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The tiger cat of Africa, or cape cat.

Image ID: 823857

The tiger cat of Africa, or cape cat. (1852)


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Image Details

Image Title

:  The tiger cat of Africa, or cape cat.

Published Date

: 1852

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

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

Notes

: Printed on border: This beautiful animal was erroneously supposed by Buffon to be the same as the serval of India, but we have recently seen a living specimen in Boston, from which the above accurate likeness was taken, and which enables us to testify to the accuracy of the following description from Shaw." 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 -- wildcat

Source Description

: 1 folder (26 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Wil

Digital ID

: 823857

Record ID

: 691596

Digital Item Published

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

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