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The dodo.

Image ID: 820507

The dodo. (1833)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The dodo.

Published Date

: 1833

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 23 x 17 cm. (9 x 6 3/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "From a painting in the British Museum." "The above wood-cut, which has been carefully copied from a painting in the British Museum, represents a bird, of the existence of whose species a little more than two centuries ago there appears to be no doubt, but which is now supposed to be entirely extinct. … The painting in the British Museum was presented to that institution by the late Mr. George Edwards; and the history of i ....
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Original Source

: From Penny magazine. Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1832-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- dodo

Source Description

: 1 folder (6 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC BIRD-Dod

Digital ID

: 820507

Record ID

: 693121

Digital Item Published

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

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