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Domesticated yak, Bos (Pöephagus) grunniens.

Image ID: 823893

Domesticated yak, Bos (Pöephagus) grunniens. (1911)

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Image Title

:  Domesticated yak, Bos (Pöephagus) grunniens.

Creator

: R. E. H. -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Butterworth, C. -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1911

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 26 x 10 cm. (10 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Illegible engraver's signature at lower right of image. Printed on border: "Yak, the wild (and domesticated) ox of the Tibetan plateau; a species nearly allied to the bison group. The yak, Bos (Pöephagus) gruniens, is one of the finest and largest of the wild oxen, characterized by the growth of long shaggy hair on the flanks and under parts of the body and the well-known bushy tail." "Yak have the great disadvantage that they will not eat ....
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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 -- yak

Source Description

: 1 folder (7 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Yak

Digital ID

: 823893

Record ID

: 691643

Digital Item Published

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

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