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Tarantula-spider -- Tarantula apulioe (natural size.)

Image ID: 835949

Tarantula-spider -- Tarantula apulioe (natural size.) (1885)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Tarantula-spider -- Tarantula apulioe (natural size.)

Published Date

: 1885

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 15 x 17 cm. (5 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "The accompanying engraving represents the celebrated tarantula-spider, so called from the town of Tarentum, in Italy, where this arachnid is very plentiful." 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 / Spiders

Source Description

: 2 folders (71 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 835949

Record ID

: 706468

Digital Item Published

: 1-20-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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