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Hoopoe -- Upupa epops.

Image ID: 820581

Hoopoe -- Upupa epops. (1885)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Hoopoe -- Upupa epops.


: Kretschmer, Robert, 1818-1872 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1885

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 19 x 18 cm. (7 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "After some consultation among themselves, the hoopoes answered that they would like each bird to be decorated with a golden crown ; and, in spite of Solomon's advice, they persisted in their request, and received their crowns accordingly." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Animate creation : a popular edition of "Our living world" : a natural history. (New York : Selmar Hess, 1885) Wood, J. G. (John George) (1827-1889), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Birds -- G-J

Source Description

: 1 folder (37 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 820581

Record ID

: 694015

Digital Item Published

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

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