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Image ID: 820505

Dodo. (1911)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Dodo.

Published Date

: 1911

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 6 x 7 cm. (2 1/4 x 2 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "dodo … A large, heavy, flightless bird (Didus ineptus), now extinct, related to the pigeons, but larger than a turkey, which was found in great numbers on the island of Mauritius, but was exterminated by the European settlers. It had dark ash-colored plumage with the breast and tail whitish; the [win]gs were yellowish white with black-tipped coverts. The bill was blackish and the legs yellow. The dodo inhabited forests an ....
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: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- dodo

Source Description

: 1 folder (6 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 820505

Record ID

: 693124

Digital Item Published

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

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