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Goliath or great black cockatoo (Microglosum aterrimum) ; Long-billed cockatoo (Nestor productus).

Image ID: 820301

Goliath or great black cockatoo (Microglosum aterrimum) ; Long-billed cockatoo (Nestor productus). (1873-1876)

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Image Title

:  Goliath or great black cockatoo (Microglosum aterrimum) ; Long-billed cockatoo (Nestor productus).

Published Date

: 1873-1876

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 19 x 7 cm. (7 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "One of the largest of the parrot family is the Goliath, or great black cockatoo, belonging to the genus microglossum of Geoffroy…they live in the forests of Papua, Ceram, and other eastern islands." "The genus nestor of Wagler has the bill much lengthened, with wings long and pointed and the tail moderate and even…" Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From The American cyclopedia : a popular dictionary of general knowledge. (New York : Appleton, 1873-1876) Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson) (1819-1897), Editor. Ripley, George (1802-1880), Editor.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- cockatoo

Source Description

: 1 folder (20 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC BIRD-Coc

Digital ID

: 820301

Record ID

: 692998

Digital Item Published

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

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